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03-14-2014, 03:36 PM   #16
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QuoteOriginally posted by sterretje Quote
In Windows, I use digestIT 2004 . Once installed, you will find an entry in the context menu in Windows Explorer. Right click on a file, select digestIT2004 and you have option to calculate or verify.

When you choose calculate, typical output looks like

The first part is the MD5sum, the second part is the filename.

When you choose verify, you can use the md5sum that I posted in the earlier post (it was a copy of above MD5sum) and paste that in the verify window. Click OK and a while later it will tell you if it succeeded or not.

In Linux I use the command line.
Thanks for the reply ... I am still not sure if I want to try that , but let's hope the (downloaded) file is free of bugs.

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I'm quite convinced that the firmware will be OK; zip files have built-in check values so if the content is corrupted, it will tell you. I'm not sure about the bin-file, but I assume that they have similar mechanisms to verify the integrity (when the camera uses them); that's where the MD5 comes in so you can make sure that the bin file on the card is valid.

Where it goes wrong is in the camera (e.g. a hardware failure). So there's always a risk.
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Just downloaded and installed with no problems here
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Late as usual .... didn't have time to do the update ... too much time spent here at the forums !

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