how to rename the files in my compressed (zipped) folder

 I am Using Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium x64
I am compressing file by right-clicking and using Sent To > Compressed (zipped) folder
when I go in to the zipped folder, I am unable to rename them.
I can rename the zip folder
I can't rename the files in the zip folder
Right-clicking the files, there is no option to do so, and when you go to the "File" drop down menu the Rename option is grayed out.
 Even going to view properties and trying to rename from in there I am unable to change anything.


Hi Greg,


Welcome to the Microsoft Community. As per the description you are unable to rename a file in the zip folder.


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Last updated June 24, 2021 Views 5,641 Applies to: