I, personally, have not received any errors when I have used it. I am
very good at breaking things, so I am surprised that I haven't had a
problem. I don't know about the others who use it. I will have to
inquire and get back to the list.
Richard L. Hess wrote:
> At 09:01 AM 4/27/2006, Miriam Meislik wrote:
>> Good morning,
>> We use Toast442.org's MD5, http://www.toast442.org/, to run our
>> checksums. It is free Windows software and works rather well from
>> our perspective. We have used it for about 3 years. All checksums
>> generated are kept in the folder containing the digital files and is
>> named so that we know exactly what it is for. In our case, we give
>> everything a batch number, so the checksum is saved using that
>> particular batch code. Should the data in folder change, a very rare
>> occurrence, the checksum would be run again.
> In the three years that you (or anyone else) have been using this, has
> it ever reported an error that was not reported by the operating system?
> If you have had an error reported by either the checksum software or
> the operating system, was it repairable in any way or did you go to
> another copy?
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