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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.
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If you need more than CRC-32 checksumming options in Disk Utility, a quick hidden preference setting can enable a number of additional options.
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.
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
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If you run into a problem where a downloaded file cannot be verified, there are a couple of options you can try.