Up next Published on 10 June 2011 Tagsproductivity,shortcuts,submission,tips,UI,Windows 7,Windows Vista,Windows XP Once you select a file or folder in Windows Explorer, you can hit F2 to quickly edit the item’s name. If you have selected multiple items, though, only the first one will get the renaming treatment. This should work in Windows XP, Vista, and 7. Liked it? Take a second to support me on Patreon!