Use 7-Zip to create a checksum

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7-Zip provides a very easy way to create a checksum for a file or a folder:

  • Press the Windows Key.
  • Write 7-Zip and launch the 7-Zip File Manager from the search results.
  • In the main window select the file or folder you want to create the checksum for.
  • Select File -> Calculate checksum.
  • Write down the checksum or create a screenshot by pressing ALT + Print.


Also, check out "Create a checksum for your files" for another way to create checksums for folders.



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