C# – Get a file’s checksum using any hashing algorithm

This article shows how to get a file’s checksum using any of these hashing algorithms: MD5, SHA1, SHA256, SHA384, and SHA512. If you are only interested getting a specific type of checksum, take a look at the first section. If you’re interested in a general-purpose checksum method that allows you to generate the checksum using … Read more C# – Get a file’s checksum using any hashing algorithm

PowerShell – Get a file’s MD5 checksum

To get a file’s MD5 checksum, you can use Get-FileHash. This has been available since PowerShell v4. Use it like this: This file’s MD5 checksum is AE34D271ACC9C242BC9EED2E0EA72093. If Get-FileHash isn’t available Get-FileHash was put in PowerShell v4. If you’re on an earlier version, you’ll get following error when you try to use this: Get-FileHash is … Read more PowerShell – Get a file’s MD5 checksum