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AppleScript to remove a common prefix from the name of all files in a given folder.
|set path_ to (get path to desktop as string) & "FOLDER NAME HERE"|
|set prefix_ to "PREFIX HERE"|
|tell application "Finder"|
|set dir_ to folder path_|
|set files_ to items of dir_ whose name of it starts with prefix_|
|set start_ to (get length of prefix_) + 1|
|repeat with file_ in files_|
|set oldname_ to name of file_|
|set end_ to length of oldname_|
|set newname_ to (get characters start_ thru end_ of oldname_ as string)|
|set name of file_ to newname_|