A checksum can verify that the downloaded file hasn’t been tampered with. Here is how you can verify MD5, SHA-1 or SHA-256 checksum in Windows 10.
In order to ensure the integrity of downloaded files, some websites give you a checksum to compare to. If you’re on a Mac, you can use Terminal to check a file’s checksum. Here’s how.
Windows doesn’t have a tool for viewing file checksum by default, so we’re going to show you how to see file checksums using software called HashTab.