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checksum - Command line file checksum validator.

checksum checks a file and returns a checksum for both md5 and sha1.
To use checksum you would simply provide a file path and it will return the sum for the file.

Example: checksum -f="relative\path"
Example: checksum -f="c:\absolute\path" -t=sha1

You can also check against an existing signature.
To validate against an existing signature (hash) you would simply provide the file and the expected signature. When checking a signature, if the signature is valid it exits with 0, otherwise it exits with a non-zero exit code.

Example: checksum -f="c:\path\to\somefile.exe" -c="thehash"

-?, --help, -h
Prints out the options.
-f, --file=VALUE
REQUIRED: file - The is the name of the file. The file should exist
-t, --type, --hashtype=VALUE
Optional: hashtype - 'md5' or 'sha1' Defaults to 'md5'.
-c, --check=VALUE
Optional: check - the signature you want to check. Not case sensitive.

To install checksum, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install checksum --version 0.0.1

To upgrade checksum, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade checksum --version 0.0.1


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Software Author(s)

  • Rob Reynolds


2014-Present RealDimensions Software, LLC


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
checksum 0.1.0 1559 Monday, September 5, 2016 approved
checksum 0.0.3 693 Monday, September 28, 2015 approved
checksum 0.0.2 934 Sunday, March 2, 2014 approved
checksum 0.0.1 280 Saturday, March 1, 2014 approved

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