Memtest is easy to use and is an accurate test of your computer memory.
It can tell you if your memory is bad, a motherboard slot is bad etc.
Please note it takes a fair amount of time to run the required 6-8 passes.
Overnight is often best.
Memtest is better than the built in memory tester because it tests outside the Windows environment thus eliminating everything else.
- Download Memtest here and adhere to the directions to copy it to a CD. It will likewise work if consumed to a bootable USB drive.
- Copy the downloaded picture to a CD or bootable USB drive
- Boot from the Memtest media and begin running it.
- Yours should resemble this. (no blunders)
- Let the principal pass run and watch the report after the primary pass.
There should no mistakes.
In the event that there are it will resemble this
- In the event that no mistakes, keep running the other 7 passes.
- In the event that toward the finish of 8 goes there are no blunders you can be genuinely certain your memory is working accurately.
Whenever Memtest reports blunders, it tends to be either terrible RAM or an awful motherboard space.
Test the sticks exclusively, and in the event that you locate a decent one, test it in all openings.
Any time Memtest reports errors, it can be either bad RAM or a bad motherboard slot.
Test the sticks individually, and if you find a good one, test it in all slots.
Any errors are indicative of a memory problem.
If a known good stick fails in a motherboard slot it is probably the slot.
If you do have errors be sure to revert back to the default timing for your ram.