What software do you recommend to install to check file hashs?

Neil November 10, 2011
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I’m running XP and would like to know what free software that I can install to verify the file integrity before I run/install them on my machine?

  1. Jeff Fabish
    November 11, 2011 at 1:53 am

    Hi Neil,

    I developed Hashy (MD5 & SHA-1) some time ago, it's fairly simple to use and free. If you don't like that, Microsoft has a command line utility called File Checksum Integrity Verifier

    - Jeff

  2. Mike
    November 10, 2011 at 7:08 pm

    My personal suggestions are:
    NirSoft HashMyFiles offers MD5 and SHA1
    nullriver WinMD5Sum

  3. FIDELIS
    November 10, 2011 at 8:38 am

    Hello, you could use HJ split:

    http://www.hjsplit.org/

    One of the best recommended tools for hashing is the following:

    http://implbits.com/HashTab.aspx

    If you want to see a list with more possibilities, check the following:

    http://www.techsupportalert.com/best-free-hash-utility.htm

  4. Anonymous
    November 10, 2011 at 8:35 am

    Marxio File Checksum Verifier
    http://www.marxio-tools.net/en/index1.php