MacOSX - Disable Disk Image Verification

December 2016

To disable the Disk Image Checksum Verification feature of MacOSX:
  • Open a terminal and type the following command:
    • defaults write skip-verify -bool YES
  • Disable this feature, only if you use disk image from trusted sources.
  • You can enable this feature back, using the below command:
    • defaults write skip-verify -bool NO

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