|1-4a Rename tries to connect to
the internet every time you start it.
It tries to download this file :
This file is a short text, that is displayed,
if your version is older than the actual version.
To stop this downloading just start as
instead of "rename.exe"
(Click here if you
don't know how to do it.)
In the next version I will make something
better. Some users had complaints, that their
browsers or dial-up connections start up or
their firewall alarm bells ring.
A workaround is to allow or to disallow internet access for
1-4a Rename or to disable "Dial
whenever a network connection is not
present" or Dial-On-Demand or a similar
option within the browser or Windows.
However, you will never add or lose any
When I implemented this behaviour, I didn't
realize that some of the users would notice that
at all or wouldn't know how to start a program
from the command line. I am sorry for the