Need help with Hardware Conflict with new PCI wireless card - Parity check error
Need help on how to resolve a problem with a NMI Parity Check BSOD. Am needing to add a PCI wireless card on a Windows XP 32 bit system. First powered down and removed a Firewire PCI card on a HP dc5800 Microtower. It's the only standard size PCI on the board, there is a PCIe x16 below but that houses the graphics card. Placed the new Tenda W322P v2.0 Wireless PCI Adapter. Rebooted and it loaded windows and logged in automatically without issue. Inserted the driver CD and started and when I hit the part where it starts to install it almost immediately blue-screened and gave me "***Hardware Malfunction Call your hardware vendor for support. NMI: Parity Check / Memory Parity Error ***The system has halted***
At that point I powered down the system and tried rebooting. This time I just barely got past the Windows logo before it gave me the BSOD.
I powered down and then removed the wireless PCI card. Booted fine this time and I left the system running for over an hour with no BSOD.
So should I have removed the driver for the Firewire card before attempting to install? What steps should I take to resolve and get the card up and going?
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Nevermind. Should have rebooted first then put in the new card.