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This guide will help to confirm you have exact copies of '''UBCD''' ISO to prevent any problems later down the road. This should be your <u>FIRST</u> step before continuing with any other Tutorial regarding the ISO. Compare with [http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/download.html Downloads Page] MD5 Sum. The result should be an exact match with the MD5 If it doesn't match, re-download the ISO.
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<i>NOTE: If after downloading the ISO several times from same location and the ISO still doesn't match, please report the Mirror on the [http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/forums/ Forums] and try another location</i>
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== Windows ==
 
== Windows ==
Requires installation of freeware program: [http://www.softpedia.com/get/Security/Security-Related/HashCalc.shtml Hashcalc]. After installation drag ISO onto Hashcalc desktop Shortcut and it will auto generate the MD5 sum. Compare with [http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/download.html Downloads] page MD5 sum.
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Requires installation of freeware program: [http://www.softpedia.com/get/Security/Security-Related/HashCalc.shtml Hashcalc]. After installation drag ISO onto Hashcalc desktop Shortcut and it will auto generate the MD5 Sum.  
  
 
== Linux ==
 
== Linux ==
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== Online Method ==
 
== Online Method ==
NOT recommended for the ISO, will take too long to upload, but for other files if needed.
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<u>'''NOT'''</u> recommended for the ISO, will take too long to upload, but for other files if needed.
  
 
Online option for smaller files >1MB (you upload the file):
 
Online option for smaller files >1MB (you upload the file):
 
http://www.hashsum.com/
 
http://www.hashsum.com/

Revision as of 01:27, 11 February 2011


Introduction

This guide will help to confirm you have exact copies of UBCD ISO to prevent any problems later down the road. This should be your FIRST step before continuing with any other Tutorial regarding the ISO. Compare with Downloads Page MD5 Sum. The result should be an exact match with the MD5 If it doesn't match, re-download the ISO.

NOTE: If after downloading the ISO several times from same location and the ISO still doesn't match, please report the Mirror on the Forums and try another location


Windows

Requires installation of freeware program: Hashcalc. After installation drag ISO onto Hashcalc desktop Shortcut and it will auto generate the MD5 Sum.

Linux

Ubuntu and similar flavors: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HowToMD5SUM

Online Method

NOT recommended for the ISO, will take too long to upload, but for other files if needed.

Online option for smaller files >1MB (you upload the file): http://www.hashsum.com/