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Cite 1.1    New  

Size:   1.06MB

License:   FREEWARE

Publisher:  Visit Website | More Programs

Release Date:   2016-02-25

Submit Date:   2016-03-04

OS:  Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10 (32-Bit/64-Bit)

Downloads:   1492

Popularity:   Popularity:0/10


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Software Product Description

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Cite helps make the process of verifying the authenticity and integrity of downloaded files simple and easy. There are growing security concerns when it comes to downloading software, and it's not uncommon for files to be tampered with by viruses, malicious code, and other issues. Checking a software vendor's hash code is one way to be proactive and help prevent downloading potentially harmful and corrupted files. The issue: those who aren't tech savvy or familiar with how to check hash codes don't typically do so, and are more likely to download corrupted files.

Cite is a simple way to check the hash code of a file before downloading it onto your computer. In addition to ensuring files are complete and valid, Cite is able to detect files that have backdoors, virus infections, and other problems. The freeware application doesn't need to be installed, and can quickly be run via Windows Explorer. Being a stand alone executable program allows Cite to be used on virtually any drive. This equals flexibility and the ability to access its features when and where you need it most.

When you choose a file to be checked, Cite compares it to the vendor supplied hash code -- which is akin to a unique fingerprint -- and then determines whether the file can be validated or not. The status of validated files turn green, signaling a hash code match. Because different vendors don't all use the same types of hash codes, Cite supports MD5, SHA-1, and SHA-2.

Cite is a quick, efficient way to help users guard against downloading tampered, malicious, and corrupted files and programs. This handy tool is ideal for Windows users who want an extra layer of assurance while browsing and working online. Cite is free and can be used by those operating Windows XP, Windows 7, or Windows 8.

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