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This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 12/28/2015.

The File Checksum Integrity Verifier tool is an command line utility that computes MD5 or SHA1 cryptographic hashes for files

To install File Checksum Integrity Verifier, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install fciv

To upgrade File Checksum Integrity Verifier, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade fciv


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    # Download and extract fciv to package path. Chocolatey will automatically create a stub exe in a directory in PATH.
    $arguments = @{
        packageName = 'fciv'
        url = ''
        checksumType = 'sha1'
        checksum = '99FB35D97A5EE0DF703F0CDD02F2D787D6741F65'
        installerType = 'exe'
        silentArgs = """/T:${Env:chocolateyPackageFolder}"" /Q"
        validExitCodes = @(0)
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @arguments
    # Cleanup after previous package version, which extracted to $Env:SystemDrive\tools\fciv
    # This should not influence the installation of this version, so catch and ignore all errors.
    try {
      if (Test-Path (Join-Path (Split-Path $env:chocolateyPackageFolder) 'fciv.')) {
        $fcivPath = Join-Path $Env:SystemDrive 'tools\fciv'
        if (Test-Path $fcivPath) {
          Write-Debug "Removing previous installation location $fcivPath"
          Remove-Item $fcivPath -Recurse -ErrorAction Continue
        $userPath = [Environment]::GetEnvironmentVariable('PATH', 'User')
        if ($userPath -ne $null -and $userPath -like "*$fcivPath*") {
          Write-Debug "Removing previous installation location $fcivPath from the user PATH variable"
          $newUserPathChunks = $userPath -split ';' | Where-Object { $_ -ne '' -and $_.TrimEnd('\') -ne $fcivPath }
          $newUserPath = $newUserPathChunks -join ';'
          if ($newUserPath -ne $userPath) {
            [Environment]::SetEnvironmentVariable('PATH', $newUserPath, 'User')
        $currentPath = $Env:PATH
        if ($currentPath -ne $null -and $currentPath -like "*$fcivPath*") {
          Write-Debug "Removing previous installation location $fcivPath from the current Powershell PATH variable"
          $newCurrentPathChunks = $currentPath -split ';' | Where-Object { $_ -ne '' -and $_.TrimEnd('\') -ne $fcivPath }
          $newCurrentPath = $newCurrentPathChunks -join ';'
          if ($newCurrentPath -ne $currentPath) {
            $Env:PATH = $newCurrentPath
    } catch {
      Write-Warning "Failed to clean up after previous fciv package version: $($_.Exception.Message)"

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Microsoft


Release Notes
Added checksum.

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
File Checksum Integrity Verifier 1179 Wednesday, May 21, 2014  
File Checksum Integrity Verifier 437 Thursday, April 11, 2013  

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