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USB Memtest86 (vanilla or +) doesn't boot

  1. #1


    Canada
    Posts : 36
    Windows 8.1

    USB Memtest86 (vanilla or +) doesn't boot


    Hi guys,

    Tried creating a bootable USB with both membtest86 and membtest86+ and neither will boot.

    I get a brief error "missing operating system" and then my system boots up normally.

    Secure boot is disabled in the bios. What is going on?
    Last edited by diofree; 21 Jul 2014 at 17:56.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Canada
    Posts : 36
    Windows 8.1


    HI guys,
    I solved the issue. Before running the USB installer fo rmemtest I needed to do a manual reformat of the usb drive. The capacity of the drive had shrunk down to 49mb so I had to use diskpart to clean and reset the drive to default.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

USB Memtest86 (vanilla or +) doesn't boot
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