Have you experienced problems with your pc? don’t know why or what is going on?
Well, it might just be your RAM. Here at The Underground, we know how much you need your pc, or else how could we write for you? Here is a really helpful program that will allow you to check whether your RAM has a problem.
“Memtest86 is thorough, stand alone memory test for x86 architecture computers. BIOS based memory tests are a quick, cursory check and often miss many of the failures that are detected by Memtest86.”
To use the Memtest, you have to download it from their website: here
Memtest is free, however, if you dont know how to use or make bootable disks, you will have to buy it from them.
Ok, so, we want to help you avoid the costs. Download memtest and use a program like Nero or Sonic to burn the .iso file to a blank cd.
now, reboot your pc and go into the BIOS. you will have to change the boot order from Hard Drive or USB to CD. Save your changes, exit the BIOS, and insert the CD.
the pc should reboot by default, if not, restart yourself. the test should now run and it will tell you if there are errors on you RAM. the test takes various amounts of time depending on your PC.
This is what memtest looks like:
This is what memtest will show if you have errors. these are generalized, you might get different errors:
Here’s some proof that it works. When I built my pc, i experienced many restarts. i ran memtest and learned that my ram was faulty. now, i am posting this today to help those that need it. So, MemTest really does work. I replaced my RAM ASAP and now can play all the games I want and write articles for The Underground
Download MemTest here at: http://memtest86.com/download.html
Posted on October 9, 2007, in Computer Programs, Software, Windows and tagged 86, broken ram, computer, mem, memory test, problems, ram, ram help, ram testing, restarting, test. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.