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I have a computer with possible memory (RAM) failure. How can I test this with a Parted Magic live CD? I see that it is advertised on the website

partedmagic.com

Test memory for bad sectors.

I booted from the disk but only see tests for hard drive.

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Memtest86+ It's found under Extras in the boot menu along with the character-based MHDD which will gather and display your hard drive's smart info.

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