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NMI:parity check /memory parity error

I have a Dell Optiplex GX-280, running XP with a card deluxe, I'm using Adobe Audition.

THe card works on an Optiplex GX-240 running Windows 2000.

I can record and playback, but when I stop the playback I get the error.
Hardware malfunction
NMI:Parity Check / Mamory Parity Error

Tested memory extensively. No problems.

Tried 3 different drivers for XP, starting with latest.

Any thoughts?

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  • sgiuffrida Jun 17, 2009

    Already checked the memory. Also upgraded the BIOS. Reinstalled software. Underlying cause seems to be an incompatibility with a PCI Express slot, the older card (which works just fine on a W2K computer), and Adobe Audition. Problem doesn't surface until Audition 1.5 is installed. Finally just bought a different sound card. Will see if it makes a difference. Otherwise, I'll just shoot it!

  • sgiuffrida Jun 18, 2009

    Tried putting it in 3 different slots. I'm an IT Mgr. This isn't my first rodeo. However, it now works with a different sound card. Just didn't like the old one.

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In my experience, you get a memory parity error when one of your memory sticks has gone bad.
I don't know how many sticks of memory you have or what size they are, but you can try removing one and see if the error goes away. If not, remove another and try again.

You're probably looking at buying some new memory. If so, use the opportunity to increase your memory within the limits of your operating system.

Win XP, 32 bit, will see up to about 3.2MB of RAM
64 bit can see over that up to about 8MB

Posted on Jun 17, 2009

  • Art Ellison
    Art Ellison Jun 17, 2009

    Move the sound card one more slot away from the PCI-E slot. Might help.

  • Art Ellison
    Art Ellison Jun 18, 2009

    Well, was worth the try.
    Glad you got the sound working. I'm not really sure about PCI-E, but I do know that the first PCI slot messed around with the adjacent AGP slot many times.


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