Thread: MD5-checksum
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Old September 12th, 2006, 10:46 AM  
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Default Re: MD5-checksum

Well, it's not a tool... The MD5 checksum is a verification method that exists for security. Every single file has an MD5 based on it's file size and contents - it's all summed up into 20-some characters.

Some download websites will supply the MD5 checksum of each downloadable file so users can verify that they have received the correct file - and that the site did not redirect them to another file by mistake.

Hope that sums it all up for ya

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