Microsoft DOS verify command

Updated: 05/21/2018 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 the following Microsoft operating systems.

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, in the command line.