Memtest86 problem need solution

By nickc
Jul 17, 2008
  1. I have been trying to run MEMTEST86 and have decide I do not know how to install it to a floppy. every time I run the disk on boot I get remove the disk and press a key to start over. what am I doing wrong?
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    Download Memtest floppy image:
    Extract the zip file
    Insert a blank floppy
    Double click on Install.bat

    Restart, confirm CMOS set to boot from Floppy
    All done :)

    From README.txt, inside the extracted zip "floppy" folder:
    Also run Memtest for 7 Passes on your Ram (approx: 4Hrs)
    Any faults what-so-ever, discard the Ram card and purchase new
  3. bobl61

    bobl61 TS Rookie Posts: 22

    This one should create a bootable disk for You...
  4. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    File Hashes the same :)

    Best to use link I provided.
    bobl61 attached file, is in .floppy (dot floppy) format, difficult to use and extract
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