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What happens if you:
1) Under MS-DOS don't run DrivEnum and just run rs (without /hashonly)? Twice?
2) Under MS-DOS run pci.exe?
3) Download RS-49k.EXE from https://www.grc.com/dev/SpinRite/ and run it under MS-DOS? Twice?
Your and my motherboards are very...
Go to https://www.grc.com/sr/faq.htm and follow the "How do I make a bootable USB thumb drive??" instructions to make an MS-DOS, not freedos, bootable USB drive. Then put whatever executables you want on it.
It is my honor to write to you, the discoverer of the first bug in ReadSpeed.
I am Richard, the discoverer of the zeroth bug in ReadSpeed. Please let me help you get ReadSpeed running. I also hope to reasonably demonstrate we found the same bug.
1. Please go to...
1) What is the result if you boot your USB drive, press <Esc>, then run rs /hashonly ?
2) Go to https://www.grc.com/sr/faq.htm and follow the "How do I make a bootable USB thumb drive??" instructions to make an MS-DOS, not freedos, bootable USB drive. Put rs.exe on it and run it. What...
Please fetch DrivEnum.exe from https://www.grc.com/dev/SpinRite/ and add it to your USB drive. What is the result if you boot your USB drive, press <Esc>, run DrivEnum.exe, then run rs.exe? If that works what happens when you run rs.exe a second time?
Are you running a Phenom CPU?
ReadSpeed also comes without DOS and "Anyone who already has a bootable DOS environment can simply add the ReadSpeed DOS executable – RS.EXE – and run the program like any DOS utility." https://www.grc.com/readspeed.htm
Lance, you're right. ReadSpeed should detect the version of MS-DOS you're using and give you the correct error message that this MS-DOS version has HIMEM.SYS built in and therefore ReadSpeed can't run. ReadSpeed should not be telling you to edit a CONFIG.SYS file that does not exist. I had...