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I have a question on another stackexchange site and it was mentioned that my file might be corrupt. Is there a way to verify this? I have access to mac/windows and the file will not open on either machine.

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Please don't post your question on multiple sites. Cross-posting is considered abusive behavior. – Daniel Beck Feb 11 '13 at 20:38
The question started out as a video question and now it is a corrupt file question. – Kyle Rogers Feb 11 '13 at 22:09
I'm referring to the exact same question you posted on Server Fault just a minute earlier than this one. – Daniel Beck Feb 11 '13 at 22:10

Grab the MD5 or SHA512 (or any other hash function) hash from both files (if you still have the working/source file) and compare them.

If they are both identical, the file is not corrupt.

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I do not have a working version. – Kyle Rogers Feb 11 '13 at 20:45
I've downloaded your file (other topic) and there are some 'video repair tools'. I've managed to get something out of it. – Devator Feb 11 '13 at 21:09
what tools are you using. That is definitely the video. I picked a small one because obviously I was sharing it. I have many more just like this file unfortunately. – Kyle Rogers Feb 11 '13 at 21:46
@KyleRogers I've used this link - however there are many more. – Devator Feb 11 '13 at 22:24
@KyleRogers - You already were told how to resolve this:… – Ramhound Feb 12 '13 at 12:52

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