Monday, March 21, 2016

Verify MD5 and SHA-1 cryptographic hash values

         Today in this tutorial I'm gonna show you how you can verify MD5 and SHA-1 code of a file which you have downloaded form the Internet.

It is very usefull to verify MD5 and SHA-1 code to make sure that the file you just downloaded is not corrupted and altered by any mean.

So in order to check MD5 and SHA-1 code you will need to download a utility called

File Checksum Integrity Verifier (FCIV)

Download From Here

After downloading Extract it in a folder where your download files are.

Now open up your folder which contain your downloaded file Press shift + right click and select open command window from here.

now type fciv [Your Full File name] without brackets.

Example lets say we have a file called taqi.jpg now to check the code for this file type

fciv taqi.jpg

I hope that it was informative for you and I would like to Thank you for reading.

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