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post #1 of 24
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So I burned a memtest86+ cd..I tried booting from it but grew impatient rather quickly

it just says "please wait..."

Do I need to configure anything or do I just boot from CD and let it do its thing as I want to just leave it on overnight.

Should I do each stick separately or just do all 4gb at once?

Also, how long should this take to determine if my ram is not faulty?

thanks
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post #2 of 24
you just boot from cd and let it do its thing
make sure your burn it as an iso and not as a data disk

do all 4 gigs at once

i think 8 hours?

i run all night, so.
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post #3 of 24
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is my disk ok that it just says "please wait..."?

It stayed there for like 10 mins I think then I just came back on my pc

I just burned it with CD Burner XP..think it done it right
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post #4 of 24
http://www.imgburn.com/

download imgburn there, and burn it using tht

*choose write image file to disk.

pretty simple, if you need help burning post back, and if it doesnt work post back

when it says please wait is it a page with a blue background
or is it still in a page like a post?
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post #5 of 24
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it's still a page like a post...sits there for 20 mins and does nothing

ill try burning again using this software

report back soon
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post #6 of 24
ya my guess would be you burned it wrong, and your board is just trying to boot off nothing or something dumb.
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post #7 of 24
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same thing again I get this: click it


I would feel like such an idiot if that was the right thing :S

In my CD I have:



how does it look?
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post #8 of 24
er im not sure if its burned right, did you use write image to cd with imgburn to do tht?


*edit* and if you do burn it with imgburn and it still does tht, reset cmos, than set cdrom first boot priority and disable everything else
Edited by coolwhip - 12/25/08 at 3:17pm
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post #9 of 24
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gonna try it again in the morning...getting late anyway thanks alot

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post #10 of 24
no problem
ill be on to help at like 10ish eastern time* in case you need some more
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