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Windows 7: Hashes, how to use them.

27 Apr 2013   #11
the jimmy

Win 7 32bit HP
 
 

So the checksum is to verify that the (download) file hasn't been hacked?


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27 Apr 2013   #12
C-11

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

In short, it's to make sure the file is not corrupt in transit.

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27 Apr 2013   #13
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

HashCheck is great, thanks for the pointer.
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