Posted On 2007-04-25 by FortyPoundHead
Keywords: Command Reference
Tags: Windows Commandline Windows
Views: 1503

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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