certutil -hashfile sha1 FAILED

Hi, i'm trying to generate a sha1 hash so I can verify the integrity of a downloaded installer before I run it.

It's instructions say to run certutil -- https://wiki.gnupg.org/Gpg4win/CheckIntegrity

But when I do it fails:


C:\Users\roger\Downloads>certutil -hashfile gpg4win-3.0.3.exe sha1
CertUtil: -hashfile command FAILED: 0xd00000bb (-805306181)
CertUtil: WsResetMetadata



When i searched by the error message i did not find much help.

Help please.  I am running Windows 7 Pro with Service Pack 1.

Any ideas on how to make it work?




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Last updated November 13, 2019 Views 2,967 Applies to:

Hi Roger,

The hash algorithm has to be in uppercase. MD5, SHA1 and SHA256, etc.

Or the command can fail with above error.

CertUtil -hashfile gpg4win-3.0.3.exe SHA1



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