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How to quickly check a file's checksum in OS X

When you download application installers and other files from the Internet, you may see a verification checksum associated with it. Here is how to use that number.

By September 27, 2013

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Verifying file checksums and application code-signing

Often, files that are distributed over the Internet are provided with a checksum number for security and file validity. While they are not needed, some people may wish to verify their downloads with the provided checksum numbers. In addition to checksu

By July 6, 2009

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Mac OS X 10.3.9: Checksum error with initial posting of Mac OS X 10.3.9 combo, resolved

Mac OS X 10.3.9: Checksum error with initial posting of Mac OS X 10.3.9 combo, resolved

By April 27, 2005

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Enable Disk Utility advanced image verification options in OS X

If you need more than CRC-32 checksumming options in Disk Utility, a quick hidden preference setting can enable a number of additional options.

By September 10, 2013

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Staff Pick: Checksum

We recently wrote a small article on how to run a checksum routine on files as an extra verification against file corruption or incorrect fi

By July 10, 2009

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Apple delivers OS X Mavericks update with Mail fixes

Apple improves Mail compatibility with Gmail, and fixes other security and compatibility issues in the first update to Mavericks, OS X 10.9.1.

By December 16, 2013

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How to manually verify copied files in OS X

If you would like to verify two copies of files or two mirrored directories, there are some Terminal commands that will let you do just that.

By March 20, 2013

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Fix corrupt Mac App Store downloads

Sometimes the Mac App Store caches a corrupt installer, which can cause persistent verification errors. But there's an easy way to fix it.

By October 11, 2012

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How to manage RAR and ZIP files with RAR for Android

An Android version of the longtime file compression utility, WinRAR, has arrived in Google Play with a powerful set of archiving tools.

By March 5, 2014

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Dealing with corrupted downloaded files in OS X

If you run into a problem where a downloaded file cannot be verified, there are a couple of options you can try.

By January 11, 2012