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                                   VERIFY
 
Directs MS-DOS 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.
 
Syntax
 
    VERIFY [ON|OFF]
 
Switch
 
ON|OFF
    Specifies whether MS-DOS should verify (ON) or not verify (OFF) that
    write operations are done correctly.
 
Related Commands
 
For information about checking a disk for bad sectors, see the <CHKDSK>
command.
 
For information about verifying files as you copy them, see the /V switch in
the <COPY> or <XCOPY> command.
 
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                               VERIFY--Notes
 
Displaying the current status of the ON|OFF switch
 
Use the VERIFY command without a switch to find out whether verification is
turned on.
 
How VERIFY affects performance
 
Turning VERIFY on slows down all disk write operations.
 
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