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<h1>Command Line Usage</h1>
<p>Note that this section applies to the Windows version of VeraCrypt. For information on command line usage applying to the
<strong>Linux and Mac OS X versions</strong>, please run: veracrypt &ndash;h</p>
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<td><em>/help</em> or <em>/?</em></td>
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<td><em>/cache</em> or <em>/c</em></td>
<td>If it is followed by <strong>y</strong> or <strong>yes</strong> or if no parameter is specified: enable password cache;
<br>
+If it is followed by <strong>p </strong>or<strong> pim</strong>: enable both password and PIM cache (e.g., /c p).<br>
If it is followed by <strong>n </strong>or<strong> no</strong>: disable password cache (e.g., /c n).<br>
If it is followed by <strong>f </strong>or<strong> favorites</strong>: temporary cache password when mounting multiple favorites&nbsp; (e.g., /c f).<br>
Note that turning the password cache off will not clear it (use /w to clear the password cache).</td>
@@ -175,6 +176,20 @@ Note that turning the password cache off will not clear it (use /w to clear the
<p>Please note that this switch may be present several times in the command line in order to specify multiple mount options (e.g.: /m rm /m ts)</p>
</td>
</tr>
+<tr>
+<td><em>/DisableDeviceUpdate</em>&nbsp;</td>
+<td>Disables periodic internel check on devices connected to the system that is used for handling favorites identified with VolumeID and replace it with on-demande checks.</td>
+</tr>
+<tr>
+<td><em>/protectMemory</em>&nbsp;</td>
+<td>Activates a mechanism that protects VeraCrypt process memory from being accessed by other non-admin processes.</td>
+</tr>
+<tr>
+<td><em>/signalExit</em>&nbsp;</td>
+<td>It must be followed by a parameter specifying the name of the signal to send to unblock a waiting <a href="https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/administration/windows-commands/waitfor" target="_blank">WAITFOR.EXE</a> command when VeraCrypt exists.<br>
+The name of signal must be the same as the one specified to WAITFOR.EXE command (e.g."veracrypt.exe /q /v test.hc /l Z /signal SigName" followed by "waitfor.exe SigName"<br>
+This switch is ignored if /q is not specified</td>
+</tr>
</tbody>
</table>
<h4>VeraCrypt Format.exe (VeraCrypt Volume Creation Wizard):</h4>
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<td>Do not verify that VeraCrypt Rescue Disks are correctly burned. <strong>WARNING</strong>: Never attempt to use this option to facilitate the reuse of a previously created VeraCrypt Rescue Disk. Note that every time you encrypt a system partition/drive,
you must create a new VeraCrypt Rescue Disk even if you use the same password. A previously created VeraCrypt Rescue Disk cannot be reused as it was created for a different master key.</td>
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+<tr>
+<td>/nosizecheck</td>
+<td>Don't check that the given size of the file container is smaller than the available disk free. This applies to both UI and command line.</td>
+</tr>
+<tr>
+<td>/quick</td>
+<td>Perform quick formatting of volumes instead of full formatting. This applies to both UI and command line.</td>
+</tr>
+<tr>
+<td>/FastCreateFile</td>
+<td>Use a faster but potentially insecure way to create file containers. This applies to both UI and command line.</td>
+</tr>
+<tr>
+<td><em>/protectMemory</em>&nbsp;</td>
+<td>Activates a mechanism that protects VeraCrypt Format process memory from being accessed by other non-admin processes.</td>
+</tr>
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</table>
<h4>Syntax</h4>
<p>VeraCrypt.exe [/tc] [/hash {sha256|sha-256|sha512|sha-512|whirlpool |ripemd160|ripemd-160}][/a [devices|favorites]] [/b] [/c [y|n|f]] [/d [drive letter]] [/e] [/f] [/h [y|n]] [/k keyfile or search path] [tryemptypass [y|n]] [/l drive letter] [/m {bk|rm|recovery|ro|sm|ts|noattach}]
[/p password] [/pim pimvalue] [/q [background|preferences]] [/s] [/tokenlib path] [/v volume] [/w]</p>
<p>&quot;VeraCrypt Format.exe&quot; [/n] [/create] [/size number[{K|M|G|T}]] [/p password]&nbsp; [/encryption {AES | Serpent | Twofish | Camellia | Kuznyechik | AES(Twofish) | AES(Twofish(Serpent)) | Serpent(AES) | Serpent(Twofish(AES)) | Twofish(Serpent) | Camellia(Kuznyechik) | Kuznyechik(Twofish) | Camellia(Serpent) | Kuznyechik(AES) | Kuznyechik(Serpent(Camellia))}] [/hash {sha256|sha-256|sha512|sha-512|whirlpool|ripemd160|ripemd-160}]
- [/filesystem {None|FAT|NTFS|ExFAT|ReFS}] [/dynamic] [/force] [/silent]</p>
+ [/filesystem {None|FAT|NTFS|ExFAT|ReFS}] [/dynamic] [/force] [/silent] [/noisocheck] [FastCreateFile] [/quick]</p>
<p>Note that the order in which options are specified does not matter.</p>
<h4>Examples</h4>
<p>Mount the volume <em>d:\myvolume</em> as the first free drive letter, using the password prompt (the main program window will not be displayed):</p>