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md5sum check using powershell v 1.0

Hi experts,
could you advise how to check md5sum check on a file using Microsoft powershell v1.0

Thanks in advance
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enthuguy
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LearnctxEngineerCommented:
This is the function Microsoft created with later versions of PowerShell (the Get-FileHash function). I've modified it to work with PowerShell v1.

Function Get-FileHash
{
	[CmdletBinding(DefaultParameterSetName = "Path")]
	param(
		[System.String[]]
		$Path,

		[Alias("PSPath")]
		[System.String[]]
		$LiteralPath,

		[System.String]
		$Algorithm="SHA256"
	)
	
	# Construct the strongly-typed crypto object
	$hasher = [System.Security.Cryptography.HashAlgorithm]::Create($Algorithm)
	
	$pathsToProcess = @()
	
	if($PSCmdlet.ParameterSetName  -eq "LiteralPath")
	{
		$pathsToProcess += Resolve-Path -LiteralPath $LiteralPath
	}
	else
	{
		$pathsToProcess += Resolve-Path $Path
	}
	
	foreach($filePath in $pathsToProcess)
	{
		if(Test-Path -LiteralPath $filePath -PathType Container)
		{
			continue
		}
		
		try
		{
			# Read the file specified in $FilePath as a Byte array
			[system.io.stream]$stream = [system.io.file]::OpenRead($FilePath)

			# Compute file-hash using the crypto object
			[Byte[]] $computedHash = $hasher.ComputeHash($stream)
		}
		catch [Exception]
		{
			$errorMessage = [Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.UtilityResources]::FileReadError -f $FilePath, $_
			Write-Error -Message $errorMessage -Category ReadError -ErrorId "FileReadError" -TargetObject $FilePath
			return
		}
		finally
		{
			if($stream)
			{
				$stream.Close()
			}
		}
		
		# Convert to hex-encoded string
		[string] $hash = [BitConverter]::ToString($computedHash) -replace '-',''

		$retVal = [PSCustomObject] @{
			Algorithm = $Algorithm.ToUpperInvariant()
			Hash = $hash
			Path = $filePath
		}
		$retVal.psobject.TypeNames.Insert(0, "Microsoft.Powershell.Utility.FileHash")

		$retVal
	}
}

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Calling it is simple:

Get-FileHash -Path "C:\Temp\ExampleFile.txt" -Algorithm MD5

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It will do the following file hashes.

SHA1
SHA256
SHA384
SHA512
MACTripleDES
MD5
RIPEMD160
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
DigestIt 2004 works for MD5 and SHA1 on everything up to Windows 10. You do not really to code something unless you wish to.

http://www.colonywest.us/digestit/
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enthuguyAuthor Commented:
Thanks very much, that perfectly worked for me

could you suggest me how to check md5 value on two files. (between left file and right file) and get true or false please?

Is there  a function which could help me

thanks again
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