You will need
- program Total Commander.
Log in to the directory with the file or the file checksum which you need to know. Run Total Commander. Buttons discs, or the drop-down lists placed above the panels, switch to the drive where the desired directory. By successive change directory, browse to the target directory.
Select the file or files in the directory listing. Using the cursor keys to move the marker list up and down. Press the Insert key on the file names that you want to select.
Display the dialog to set parameters for calculating checksums of files. In the main menu of Total Commander click "File" and then "Create SFV-checksum file (CRC)...".
Set the parameters for calculating checksums of files. In the displayed dialog, activate the checkbox next to "MD5" if you want the result of the calculations was the MD5 hashes. The MD5 algorithm quite strong, and is currently the de facto standard for civilian use and publish on the Internet. Click on each file to create separate SFV file", if necessary, so that each computed value of the checksum stored in a separate file. In order "to Save the file(s) checksums as:" specify the directory and file name template into which to fit the results of the calculation of the checksum.
Calculate checksum for selected files. In a previous open dialog box click the "OK" button. Wait until the process of formation of the checksum files. If the total amount of processed data is large, the calculations can take a long time.
Find out the checksum of the file or files. Explore the contents of the generated checksum files in a viewer or text editor. If you created multiple files, open the one whose name matches the name of the file, the amount of which you need to know. To view, you can highlight the file in the panel and press F3. The content of checksum files will be the set of strings consisting of two parts. The first part of the line located before the " * " character is the checksum of the file, whose name is written after the symbol "*".