Posted on 2006-04-30
Last Modified: 2010-04-25

I was told to run memtest86, because i reformmated my comp few times.
when my windows load, firefox crashes sometimes, gaming crashes and
stuff crashes.

Which options should i run in memtest86, what numbers to type on start

How do i know if my ram is faulty?

Question by:jedistar
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    Expert Comment

    you don't need to pick any special options. just download it from , make your disk, and boot to it. let it run for at least a full 24 hours. if it encounters any errors, you'll see a count of them on the screen.

    Author Comment

    yeah i downloaded it n made it to a CD already, what options should i select to run it
    when it boots with it.. the scanning doesnt run automatically
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    Accepted Solution

    it should start testing as soon as it boots up, i've never seen it not. you'll first see the 'bar' going across here..

    you can try 'restarting' the testing, hit c for the configuration menu and then 7 to restart the test.

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