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How to create a bootable Memtest86+ on USB flash drive?

Normally, this should not be a problem. But usually, it always is. The Memtest86+ website hosts a specially prepped EXE auto-installer file that will format your USB flash drive, copy Memtest86+ ...
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Saving a log of console-mode Memtest86+ run

To debug mysterious failures with my workstation, I've booted it with an Ubuntu LiveCD and ran Memtest86+ in console mode. It found many errors. To isolate the defective sticks I need to send the lab ...
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System Memory: Only half is being displayed

Using multiple tools, I have verified that my computer can "see" that 8GB of RAM is installed, but only is using 4GB of ram. I've seen this behavior with: Memtest86+ 4.20: Memory SDP Information ...
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Memtest86+ (or similar) background service for Linux

Has Linux some mechanism to test memory online as a background job, flag bad memory as unusable and warn the user if memory is faulty? Much like running Memtest86+ on a little chunk of memory every ...
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Does the order in the slots of memory modules matter/ MemTest

In a new PC I had constantly BSoD. I tracked it down to bad memory modules and took them back to the shop. Specifically the RAM was Corsair. Anyway they said they will do test on memory to confirm. ...
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How do I make a bootable USB flash drive that can run memtest?

It seems that the canonical instructions for making a bootable USB flash drive that runs memtest are at: http://forum.canardpc.com/showthread.php?t=28875 However, after following them to a T, I boot ...