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I'll defer to your experience on that as I don't use Windows any more. --[[User:Chris Davenport|Chris Davenport]] 13:25, 25 January 2008 (EST)
 
I'll defer to your experience on that as I don't use Windows any more. --[[User:Chris Davenport|Chris Davenport]] 13:25, 25 January 2008 (EST)
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I got used to Windoze and since I have a nice collection of *nix and shell tools available I belong to the 2nd group I mention below. How's this:
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: The HashTab shell extension displays various checksums from within Windows™ Explorer® for people who prefer using a [[Wikipedia:Image:3-Tastenmaus_Microsoft.jpg|human input device]]. Available for free (as in no-cost) from http://beeblebrox.org/hashtab/
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: <tt>cmd.exe</tt>-savvy users may download the free (as in freedom) Win32 ports of [[Wikipedia:GNU|GNU]] utilities from http://unxutils.sourceforge.net. Once copied to a convenient folder type <tt>md5sum --help</tt> for usage instructions.

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can we please kick the installer-bloated MS thingy and either refer to


I'll defer to your experience on that as I don't use Windows any more. --Chris Davenport 13:25, 25 January 2008 (EST)


I got used to Windoze and since I have a nice collection of *nix and shell tools available I belong to the 2nd group I mention below. How's this:

The HashTab shell extension displays various checksums from within Windows™ Explorer® for people who prefer using a human input device. Available for free (as in no-cost) from http://beeblebrox.org/hashtab/
cmd.exe-savvy users may download the free (as in freedom) Win32 ports of GNU utilities from http://unxutils.sourceforge.net. Once copied to a convenient folder type md5sum --help for usage instructions.