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Does anyone know how to use Memtest86?

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by rodeognome, Nov 6, 2004.

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  1. rodeognome

    rodeognome Thread Starter

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    Have downloaded Memtest86 and have made a bootable floppy but do not know what to do next. The Readme file is convoluted to say the least.

    Could anyone here give a brief outline how to use it or tips on using it ?

    Thanks.
     
  2. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    It's real hard, here's the steps.

    Put blank formatted floppy in drive.
    Run INSTALL.BAT
    Place floppy in system to be tested.
    Boot from the floppy.

    Now, wasn't that difficult? :)
     
  3. rodeognome

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    thanks johnwill, easy as pie!....running now on other pc...how long does it take? does it give you a report at end or what ?
     
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    It runs continuously until you stop it. I normally recommend running it overnight, if you run error-free that long, you probably don't have memory issues.
     
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