Directs the operating system to verify that your files are written correctly to a disk and displays the status of verification. For example, you can use this command to make sure data is not written to a bad sector. You can use this command either at the command prompt or in your AUTOEXEC.BAT file.
Windows XP does not use this command. It is accepted only for compatibility with MS-DOS files.
VERIFY [ON | OFF]
Display the current setting:
For information about checking a disk for bad sectors, see the
For information about verifying files as you copy them, see the /V switch in the COPY, DEFRAG, DISKCOPY, REPLACE, or XCOPY commands.
MOVE - Move files from one folder to another.
Equivalent Linux BASH commands:
cksum - Print CRC checksum and byte counts.
By default the CMD shell has verify OFF. Windows Explorer will always copy with verify ON.
Use the VERIFY command without a switch to find out whether verification is turned ON.
Turning VERIFY ON slows down all disk write operations. Copying files can be up to twice as fast with VERIFY OFF.