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asked 2017-06-12 00:43:21 +0200

Orpheus99 gravatar image

updated 2020-08-04 18:06:11 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I've finally started checking hash nums for downloads. I'm using:

MD5 & SHA Checksum Utility 2.1 Developed by: Raymond Lin http: //raylin. wordpress. com

I've downloaded LibreOffice_5.3.3_Win_x64.msi

I get the "File Information" here" https://download.documentfoundation.o...

None of the hash nums match when I apply "MD5 & SHA Checksum Utility 2.1".


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Apologies: I've not used this forum for a while. My "Answer" below is just a follow-up to my OP: problem still exists after testing with another software package.

Orpheus99 gravatar imageOrpheus99 ( 2017-06-12 03:31:08 +0200 )edit

Which of the mirrors was used for the download? (I hope that you can get this information form your browser's or download app's history.) And also which was the downloader? (include full version please.)

Mike Kaganski gravatar imageMike Kaganski ( 2017-06-12 09:22:23 +0200 )edit

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answered 2017-06-12 03:28:23 +0200

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I've now installed "HashTab" v. x64, since it installed to C:\ProgramFiles and not C:\ProgramFiles (x86).

"HashTab" returns the same MD5 and SHA-1 values as "MD5 & SHA Checksum Utility":

MD5: 056F7E18215B8A285215641B8408EF85 SHA-1: 01C7FB2E373247E10B477F62E53184658B536554

My Win7 x64 Firefox recorded the download of LibreOffice_5.3.3_Win_x64.msi, as coming from

Here's the "File Information" from the "Mirror List" page: Mirrors for LibreOffice_5.3.3_Win_x64_helppack_en-US.msi File information

Filename: LibreOffice_5.3.3_Win_x64_helppack_en-US.msi
Path: /libreoffice/stable/5.3.3/win/x86_64/LibreOffice_5.3.3_Win_x64_helppack_en-US.msi
Size: 5.1M (5361664 bytes)
Last modified: Wed, 10 May 2017 16:32:08 GMT (Unix time: 1494433928)
SHA-256 Hash: ad71121e769e464477a71f7b9090e011a7f471ff6c8e7e8e9274fe454b6d7921
SHA-1 Hash: cc0916e54cef1b3f501624c8c1b1cc84f1b2bec7
MD5 Hash: 6bfcb44f9f1fbfaa0c5f8706a9973959
BitTorrent Information Hash: 18aba758b7e14c38c84588ecbfa4356d3c207e63
PGP signature available

Please advise.

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I'm unclear, it looks like you're comparing 2 different files. 056f7e18215b8a285215641b8408ef85 is the MD5 Hash for 233 Mb MSI Installation File, it looks like you may have been calculating and comparing it to the separate 5.1 Mb help-pack file?

Edward gravatar imageEdward ( 2017-06-16 15:04:12 +0200 )edit

Edward, apologies for such a late reply. I deleted all of those files (help included), so I could not evaluate the potential mistake I had "got myself into." Thank you for such a clarifying observation. A few days ago I updated to x64, and "risked" ;) the install without checking the hash. I'm still not sure I'm using those utilities correctly...but thanks again for one "clue" I need to be more aware of, potentially.

Orpheus99 gravatar imageOrpheus99 ( 2018-01-19 21:28:46 +0200 )edit

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