Windows does not offer on-board tools to check the integrity of data based on their hash values. The freeware HashMyFiles fills the gap. The free tool is portable in use and has a English language interface.
Hash values are used to assign a unique, once-occurring value objects. Using this sum, which is been provided by the software provider, for example, therefore, one can easily tell whether data are intact or have been changed. In this way it is possible to protect against malicious programs. HashMyFiles calculates the hash values of one or more files. The tool supports MD5 and CRC32 algorithms in addition to the SHA-variants SHA-1, SHA-256, SHA-384 and SHA-512th. The values obtained are easy to take to the clipboard and save it in text, HTML, XML or CSV format.
HashMyFiles is designed as a portable application. Therefore, it is sufficient to extract the 58.4 KByte zip package to any directory and HashMyfiles.exe to start. To use the tool with the German interface, you must download the appropriate language file from the manufacturer’s website and unzip the INI file in the same folder as the program.
The user has several options to display the hash values of data. Most conveniently, this is achieved by files and folders via drag & drop from Windows pulls -Explorer in the program window of the tool or trying the relevant context menu. For the latter method, however, one must first select options the function list in the Explorer context menu switch. Alternatively, the corresponding commands are also ready in the File menu. At this point also find who wants to check all files that belong to a particular running process.
The tool presents the added one of the methods files in a convenient spreadsheet format. Number and order of columns displayed can also customize your personal preferences, such as the sort that you switch with a single click on the respective table header. HashMyFiles can also be controlled from the command line. The parameters required for this can be found in the readme file and on the product page of the manufacturer in the section Command-Line Options.
HashMyFiles Technical Setup Details
Software Full Name: HashMyFiles
Full Setup Size: 14 MB
Setup Type: Offline Installer / Full Standalone Setup
Compatibility Architecture: 32 Bit (x86) / 64 Bit (x64)
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