NT Syntax


To check that files are saved to disk correctly; the system can re-read the disk when saving and verify (compare) with the data in memory.

      VERIFY [ON | OFF]

By default the CMD shell has verify OFF
Windows Explorer will always copy with verify ON

Copying files can be up to twice as fast with verify OFF.

VERIFY without a parameter will display the current setting.

"VERIFY dummy_text" will set %ERRORLEVEL% to 1

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Related Commands:

MOVE - Move files from one folder to another

Equivalent Linux BASH commands:

cksum - Print CRC checksum and byte counts

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