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Downloads of v 2.2.3:


Last Update:

04 Jul 2015

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Kai Liu and Christopher Gurnee


hashcheck admin shell extension checksum hash

HashCheck Shell Extension

This is not the latest version of HashCheck Shell Extension available.

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2.2.3 | Updated: 04 Jul 2015



Downloads of v 2.2.3:



Software Author(s):

  • Kai Liu and Christopher Gurnee

HashCheck Shell Extension 2.2.3

This is not the latest version of HashCheck Shell Extension available.

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  • 2
  • 3

Some Checks Have Failed or Are Not Yet Complete

Not All Tests Have Passed

Validation Testing Unknown

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Resulted in Flagged:

This package was submitted (and approved) prior to automated virus scanning integration into the package moderation processs.

We recommend clicking the "Details" link to make your own decision on installing this package.

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install HashCheck Shell Extension, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade HashCheck Shell Extension, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall HashCheck Shell Extension, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:


This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade hashcheck -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'2.2.3'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade hashcheck -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'2.2.3'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install hashcheck
    name: hashcheck
    version: '2.2.3'
    state: present

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.

chocolatey_package 'hashcheck' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '2.2.3'

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.

cChocoPackageInstaller hashcheck
    Name     = "hashcheck"
    Version  = "2.2.3"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.

package { 'hashcheck':
  ensure   => '2.2.3',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.


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Package Approved

This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 06 Jul 2015.


The HashCheck Shell Extension makes it easy for anyone to calculate and verify checksums and hashes from Windows Explorer. In addition to integrating file checksumming functionality into Windows, HashCheck can also create and verify SFV files (and other forms of checksum files, such as .md5 files).
It is fast and efficient, with a very light disk and memory footprint, and it is open-source.

$packageName = 'hashcheck' # arbitrary name for the package, used in messages
$installerType = 'exe' #only one of these: exe, msi, msu
$url = 'https://github.com/gurnec/HashCheck/releases/download/v2.2.3/HashCheckSetup.exe' # download url
$url64 = $url # '"' # 64bit URL here or remove - if installer decides, then use $url
$silentArgs = '/S' # "/s /S /q /Q /quiet /silent /SILENT /VERYSILENT" # try any of these to get the silent installer #msi is always /quiet
$validExitCodes = @(0) #please insert other valid exit codes here, exit codes for ms http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa368542(VS.85).aspx

Install-ChocolateyPackage "$packageName" "$installerType" "$silentArgs" "$url" "$url64"  -validExitCodes $validExitCodes
# stop on all errors
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
$packageName = 'hashcheck'

$installerType = 'exe'
$silentArgs = '/s /u /i /n C:\Windows\System32\ShellExt\HashCheck.dll'
$validExitCodes = @(0)

if (Test-Path 'C:\Windows\SysWOW64\ShellExt\HashCheck.dll') {
  $exeToRun = 'C:\Windows\SysWOW64\cmd.exe'
  $statements = "/s /c ""regsvr32.exe $silentArgs"""
  Start-ChocolateyProcessAsAdmin -Statements $statements -ExeToRun $exeToRun -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes

if (Test-Path 'C:\Windows\system32\ShellExt\HashCheck.dll') {
  Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName $packageName -FileType $installerType -SilentArgs $silentArgs -File 'regsvr32.exe' -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes
} else {
  Write-Host "$packageName has already been uninstalled by other means."

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In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
HashCheck Shell Extension 60020 Monday, December 31, 2018 Approved
HashCheck Shell Extension 2.4.0 9851 Monday, September 12, 2016 Approved
HashCheck Shell Extension 870 Monday, August 15, 2016 Approved
HashCheck Shell Extension 2.3.2 874 Wednesday, July 27, 2016 Approved
HashCheck Shell Extension 2.3.1 443 Wednesday, July 13, 2016 Approved
HashCheck Shell Extension 2.2.3 2281 Saturday, July 4, 2015 Approved
HashCheck Shell Extension 2.1.11 1804 Saturday, June 22, 2013 Unknown

See all - https://github.com/gurnec/HashCheck/releases
2015/03/07 - 2.2.3

  • Associate .asc files with HashCheck

2014/12/07 - 2.2.2

  • Add support for SHA-256

2009/07/01 - 2.1.11

  • [Bug #184] [Installer] On Windows 7 RC and newer, Windows will no longer incorrectly display the "This program might not have installed correctly" message after installation.
  • [Bug #202] [HashSave] Fixed a bug that prevented HashCheck from appearing in the context menu when invoked from Total Commander on versions of Windows prior to Vista.
  • [Bug #203, #204] [Localizations] Added Russian and Ukrainian translations. (translator: Yurii Petrashko)
  • [Bug #205] [Installer] Moved the installer's UAC elevation to right before the actual installation, instead of when the installer is first launched.

This package has no dependencies.

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