I’ve been downloading torrents for many years, and have come to know many handy tips and tricks. One that I learned a while back, but had never had an opportunity to utilize, is correcting and repairing hefty sized files using your client’s hash of that file. Yeah, it may sound complicated, but its actually pretty simple. If you have a slow connection and downloaded something like the newest ISO of Ubuntu, then when you went to burn the image to a disc it’s corrupted for some reason…Don’t pull your hair out! No need to download the file again; with some creative copying and a hash check, you can be back in business in no time at all.
Read this detailed article HERE to get the skinny on this procedure. Be sure to backup anything you plan on testing this with, as the method can be a bit shaky at times. Good luck!