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Quickly check MD5 checksum of a given file against the checksum database of VirusTotal

The MD5 (or SHA1) algorithm is mainly used for checking the integrity of files. The integrity of a file can be changed due to a variety of reasons like virus attack, data loss, etc.

Here is an application called VT Hash Check that enable you quickly check the MD5 checksum of a given file against the checksum database of

The application adds a context menu item to windows explore. Just right click any application and select ‘Check File Hash to send the checksum of that file to If the checksum matches a file already scanned by then the results of 0/42 anti-virus scanners are shown.

By default it will only check MD5 hash. There is an option to use the SHA1 hash of a file. If you prefer for SHA1 to be the default, create a file called "usesha1" (sans quotes) in the installation directory (by default: C:\Program Files\Boredom Software\VT Hash Check)

You can download VT Hash Check from developer's page


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