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Old 09-20-2005, 11:38 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Memtest, or Memtest86?

Which one is it? Until last night I was under the impression they were the same program and some people just didn't feel like typing out the '86', but when I googled it up to download it I got 2 different programs, Memtest which runs while in Windows, and Memtest86 which boots off of a floppy. Which one is it?

Since it seemed like less work, I ran Memtest(not 86) all last night, woke up this morning and it tested over 8,000% with no errors, not that I expected any.

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Old 09-20-2005, 11:42 AM   #2 (permalink)
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you are right... memtest86 is bootable, memtest is operational.
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