what is parity? and how do i fix a parity error?

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hannas

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On boot up i get two beeps, which the manual for my ASUS P4C800 Deluxe mainboard says is a parity error. what does this mean? and how can i fix it?

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That means it has detected an error in the RAM in the PC.
Try reseating the RAM chips, or replacing.
 

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If you have configured your BIOS for ECC checking, and you don't have 72 bit memory, you'll get that error. Check the BIOS settings, that may be all that's required.
 
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