File Checksum Integrity Verifier (FCIV.EXE)

Posted On 2008-05-22 by dwirch
Keywords: FCIV, checksum, MD5, SHA-1, XML
Tags: Windows Commandline Scripting Windows 2000 Windows XP Windows Server 2003
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The File Checksum Integrity Verifier (FCIV) is a cmd-line utility made by Microsoft, for use on Windows 2000, XP, or Server 2003. This utility generates MD5 or SHA-1 hash values as checksums for files. It can save the hash values and filenames to an XML file, and compare against a previous XML file to see if any files have been modified.

The FCIV utility is available here.

The Microsoft KB article is available here.

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