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Is there a built-in checksum utility on Windows 7?

Is there a built-in checksum utility on Windows 7?

Is there a built-in checksum/hash utility on Windows 7?

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Total answers/comments: 5
Guest [Entry]

"There is a built in utility, as specified in this other answer.

You may, however, wish to use this freeware app called HashTab that integrates neatly with Windows Explorer by registering a... well, a tab in the properties dialog of files. It's pretty sweet."
Guest [Entry]

"I'm using HashCheck (latest version) which integrates itself as a property page for files and includes a context menu to compare against hash check files (SFV).

It is free, and the source is available."
Guest [Entry]

"The new version of 7-Zip also gives you the option of checksums just by right clicking (this doesn't include MD5). It has SHA-1, SHA-256, CRC-32, CRC-64, etc.


For MD5 you can download HashTab and check by right clicking and then properties."
Guest [Entry]

"Here's one I've used before that integrates nicely with Explorer's ""Properties"" dialog: Summer Properties. It's open source, and an x64 version is also available.

I also like Safer Networking's FileAlyzer, which provides additional features as well. But just for checksums, Summer Properties is lightweight and does the job."
Guest [Entry]

"Nirsoft's HashMyFiles is small utility that allows you to calculate the MD5 and SHA1 hashes of one or more files in your system. You can easily copy the MD5/SHA1 hashes list into the clipboard, or save them into text/html/xml file.

HashMyFiles can also be launched from
the context menu of Windows Explorer,
and display the MD5/SHA1 hashes of the
selected file or folder.

HashMyFiles is freeware and portable."