Re: How to make bootable CD with Memtest86 ?

Discussion in 'NZ Computing' started by Seagull, Jun 25, 2007.

  1. Seagull

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    "Seagull" <> wrote in message news:...
    >
    > "Jerry" <> wrote in message
    > news:467b30d0$...
    >> Seagull wrote:
    >>> I have a possible DDR memory problem and thought to try Memtest86 I do
    >>> not have a floppy drive. I downloaded and extracted the Iso image.
    >>> Attempted to make a bootable CD to run Memtest with Nero Express 6
    >>> The resulting CD boots into DR DOS but I can not find Memtest.
    >>>
    >>> DOS recognises CD drive H: (in my case) but I get error reading device
    >>> MSCD001
    >>>
    >>> I do not properly understand the Iso image bit.
    >>> In Nero I left the title as My Disk and just add(ed) the extracted
    >>> memtest.iso . The CD is set for closed session.
    >>>
    >>> Have I missed something? Was I supposed to process or extract files or
    >>> some such form the iso image to write to the CD?
    >>>
    >>> Please help.
    >>>

    >> Why not download UBCD from http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/ which has
    >> memtest86 and a lot of other handy stuff on it.

    >
    > Thanks for all the replies. A Google search on memory testers gave me the
    > link to memtest but I am happy to have the extras so I went with the
    > ultimatebootcd. and have
    > successfully made the bootable disk. Some useful stuff on there. So far
    > the memory has tested OK, but I will run it overnight.
    >
    > As for the unreadable bit I had not clicked the right box on Nero and
    > simply copied the iso onto the CD. I only made one other coaster in
    > getting it right.(;-)
    >
    > Seagull
    >
    >
     
    Seagull, Jun 25, 2007
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