[bf1942] CD key hashes

Svend Erik Høst SEJ at pallas.dk
Wed Oct 22 04:05:55 EDT 2003

Yeah, but try this instead http://pihotel.dk/bfkey.exe

It's a md5hash util


> Ok, I figured it out. It is in fact a straight md5 hash of the CD key, but
> without the dashes. ie, if your CD key is:
> 1234-5678901-2345678-9012
> Then you need to do:
> md5(1234567890123456789012) to get the hash used by BF.

So would I be correct in believing that one could use the md5sum utility,
feeding the string from stdin, for instance? If so, then any Windows user
could grab that binary from Cygwin (plus the latest Cygwin DLL) to get his

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