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Windows 7: Memory Diagnostics Tool

13 Jul 2014   #40
gerrardo

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 

I ran the tool, but after minute press F1 to change settings to ''extended'' and cache to ''disabled''. I press F10 to start test but all fields shows something like ''Running test pass _ of _: _% complete'' and ''Overall test status: _% completed''.

Status:
Not problem have been found yet. Although t e test may appear inactive at times, it is still running. Please wait until testing is complete

I waited 2-3 hours but nothing happens. After that press F1 and change options to basic and test ran and progress shows. After a while I presss again F1 and chage settings to extended cache disabled, pass 3 etc. and test ran successfully. Why this happen and why I have to change multiple time options to have success?


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13 Jul 2014   #41
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Gerrardo,

An extended memory test can take quite some time. I've seen it take overnight to finish before.
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13 Jul 2014   #42
gerrardo

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 

Hello Brink

But after 2-3 hours status was - ''Running test pass _ of _: _% complete'' and ''Overall test status: _% completed''. Underscores, instead numbers.
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13 Jul 2014   #43
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

I'm not sure about that then.

You might use Memtest86+ instead then. I'd recommend to run it overnight while sleeping since it will take a while to finished though.

RAM - Test with Memtest86+
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13 Jul 2014   #44
gerrardo

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 

Now testing with memtest86+(6 hours - 3 passes and 0 errors). How many passes are enough? I have 2x8gb and want to test because of this. I'm not sure, how many ''beeps'' heard...3-4-5 short, perhaps.

I will test too with hci memtest, to be sure 100% that memory not the culprit. How many copies have to run? I have 2x8gb geil evo potenza.
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13 Jul 2014   #45
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

8 passes is recommended to be thorough, but after 3 passes without any fails, it looks like RAM may not be the issue.
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