In the process of using the computer, we do not want to let others rename some important files. In most cases, renaming a file will make a program run abnormally. And sometimes, it is very difficult to recover a file after renaming.
I would rather stop renaming file. This article provides a summary of 2 quick and easy ways to disable renaming file or folder in Windows 8.1, 8, 7, vista, XP. Gilisoft File Lock does exactly that, and it does it easily and well. Just start protecting your files, folders and disk drives with File Locker, please download the File Lock software via button below:
The following steps will tell us how to use Gilisoft File Lock to prevent a file from being renamed.
Please refer to the screenshot below with Arabic numerals step by step, and there are detailed instructions below the screenshot
The easiest way to prevent a file from being renamed is right-click on the file that you want to protect and select "GiliSoft File Lock"-->"Deny Write". then the selected file will be write protected and can't be renamed by others. You can refer to the picture below: