software to easly save and verify checksums

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  1. migles
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    migles Mei the sexiest bae

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    my dad works for nintendo.
    i am looking for a software which lets me select (or drag and drop) files and it easily calculate checksums and save that checksums on a file\storage (it would be better if it could be a txt or something)

    i want to save the checksums of several files so i can make sure other programs (specially software with virus) dont inject\replace my steam\skype\etc clients with some fake (looking legit) login prompt...

    i know i should use a sandbox or virtual machine but my computer is already old and i dont want to get decreased performance on the program i want to try, and i know checksums are an easy and trusted way to know if something really happened...


    i use hastab which is just a dll file which ads a tab to windows file properties (if a lot of tools come like, it would be great and make a lot of stuff easier) but it is not simple to save the checksum files... i have to manually copy them to a txt and later compare them...
     
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    http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/hash_my_files.html Did ya tried this?
     
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    This is actually possible to do from within Windows. You can set it so that if the executable doesn't match the previously created checksum, it is denied execution.

    However, I will point out that all of the programs you listed as being concerned about are updated on a fairly regular basis and would make the process of maintaining checksum information extremely tedious.

    P.S. - It is much easier to get someone to unwittingly install a keylogger on their machine than it is to reverse engineer a single, specific executable file to pass back login information. Perhaps you should be more concerned about that instead?