newb needs a little help -hashes

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  1. bluerose5

    bluerose5 MDL Novice

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    #1 bluerose5, May 28, 2016
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    I recently came across this thread where the software was mentioned to be installed with code, and I'm not sure how to do it.

    Code:
    File: WAT Fix.exe
    CRC-32: 23c358bb
       MD4: 4e6edbc7ca79ed7a45c315d06afde12a
       MD5: 0a1023d7fd543f6b73ad2a4ca553bba1
     SHA-1: 5a5e1fd568e6d7c5cf6782de4ddfb5be40c5e3c0
    I am assuming there is some kind of program that will put this all together, but I am very new to this site so any help is appreciated, :biggrin:
     
  2. Dngrsone

    Dngrsone MDL Novice

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    Those numbers are provided to allow you to verify that the software you just downloaded is error free (uncorrupted).

    You can download hash utilities which will compare the given code with a hash made from the newly downloaded piece of software to tell you whether there are any problems with the download. Just do a search using the terms "hash" and "utility".
     
  3. John Sutherland

    John Sutherland MDL Senior Member

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