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Windows 7: Think I found the bad memory stick, how to run Memtest86 to check it?

23 May 2011   #1
JohnnyScience

Windows 7 64 & Ubuntu 64
 
 
Think I found the bad memory stick, how to run Memtest86 to check it?

I had a bad memory stick that I was finally able to pin point I think.

I have Memtest86 on a disc ready to go, how can I test this specific memory card only?

Do I have to take the other 3 out & run the disk, or is there a way to run all together and I can pick which memory slot for it to check & run diagnostics on?


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23 May 2011   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

This should help
Guide to using Memtest86+ - Geeks to Go Forums

or Hopefully this will help
www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/105647-ram-test-memtest86.html

Test all for 8 passes, then with a know good stick test each slot for 4 passes.
If a stick is bad test each separately.
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23 May 2011   #3
Fumz

7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JohnnyScience View Post
Do I have to take the other 3 out & run the disk, or is there a way to run all together and I can pick which memory slot for it to check & run diagnostics on?
If you want to test the bad stick, you'll have to run memtest with only that stick. There's no way to tell memtest which sticks to test; it tests every stick that's installed.
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