How to easy check MD5, CRC, SHA-1 and other checksums

Discussion in 'Tutorials & Guides' started by kozarovv, Apr 12, 2015.

  1. 4,055
    1,765
    123
    kozarovv

    kozarovv Super Moderator

    Joined:
    Nov 8, 2014
    Messages:
    4,055
    Likes Received:
    1,765
    Trophy Points:
    123
    Home Page:
    Today i want to show you easiest way to check MD5 of your files. We gonna use program HashTab for that, why is easiest? Beacause is integrated with windows shell. No need to use external program to generate checksums. And on Windows is free for personal use.

    [​IMG]


    StepsInstalation
    1​


    2​


    • Restart your computer
    StepsUsage
    1​


    • Go to file that you need to check
    2​


    • Click mouse right button on selected file
    3​


    • Select propeties
    4​


    • Simple go to tab named File Hashes
    1096345722-1.png

    You can select which checksums will be generated (CRC, MD5, SHA and many more), just click setting on HashTab and select. Program is compatibile with Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP and MAC OS X 10.7 or later, but on MAC is not free :( but still is best/easiest solution.

    Homepage of HashTab: Hash it up
    Mirror: Download HashTab - MajorGeeks
    iTunes link for mac users: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/hashtab/id517065482
     
    Last edited: Apr 12, 2015
  2. 536
    49
    38
    Sdw100

    Sdw100 Moderator

    Joined:
    Nov 17, 2014
    Messages:
    536
    Likes Received:
    49
    Trophy Points:
    38
    Location:
    ENGLAND
    been using this for YEARS
    great extention tool
     
  3. 666
    84
    38
    No0bZiLLa

    No0bZiLLa Moderator Developer

    Joined:
    Oct 1, 2014
    Messages:
    666
    Likes Received:
    84
    Trophy Points:
    38
    i have a nice tool for people who are in console window often. it grabs md5 of a file or you can feed it a directory and it will return md5 of all files in the directory, if anyone is interested let me know and ill send a pm with a link
    This is a nice tool though. thanks for sharing btw :)
     
  4. 4,055
    1,765
    123
    kozarovv

    kozarovv Super Moderator

    Joined:
    Nov 8, 2014
    Messages:
    4,055
    Likes Received:
    1,765
    Trophy Points:
    123
    Home Page:
    Batch checksum generating sounds good. [MENTION=11]No0bZiLLa[/MENTION] pm me that link.
     
  5. 666
    84
    38
    No0bZiLLa

    No0bZiLLa Moderator Developer

    Joined:
    Oct 1, 2014
    Messages:
    666
    Likes Received:
    84
    Trophy Points:
    38
    sent it. like i said in the pm, just slap it in your c:/windows/system32/ folder and then go to any directory and open console, then just type in "md5 foldername" or "md5 filename" without the quotes ofcourse.
    it will return single file md5 OR md5 list of all files in a folder

    you can also redirect the output to a file easily
     
    Last edited: Apr 12, 2015
  6. 4,623
    1,380
    123
    pinky

    pinky Bitsiboo's Other Half Developer

    Joined:
    Mar 8, 2015
    Messages:
    4,623
    Likes Received:
    1,380
    Trophy Points:
    123
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    The Great Gig in the Sky
    download hex editor HxD, analysis, checksum = done for virtually any checksum. and, if ur going with a pkg, copy the last two lines in hex, generate the checksum as mentioned previous. if it's the same as the last two lines, ur good.
     

Share This Page