Microsoft DOS verify command

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

About verify

Enables or disables the feature to determine if files have been written properly.


The verify command is an internal command and is available in

All Versions of MS-DOS
Windows 95
Windows 98
Windows ME
Windows NT
Windows 2000
Windows XP
Windows Vista
Windows 7
Windows 8
Windows 10

Verify syntax

Tells Windows whether to verify that your files are written correctly to a disk.


Type VERIFY without a parameter to display the current VERIFY setting.

Verify examples

verify on

Turn verify on.