NMI: Parity Check / Memory Parity Error

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How do I resolve the following error:  I have a Dell XPS M2010
It crashes with the following error -
*** hardware malfunction ***
call hardware vendor for support
NMI: Parity Check / Memory Parity Error
*** the system has halted ***
I read past posts and information from google but thought there may be a definitive answer.
Any thoughts are appreciated.
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Commented:
Bad memory.

Open case up and RAM.  Blow out slots.  Wipe memory sticks clean with a dry cloth.  Reinsert and reboot.  Same problem test computer with one memory stick at a time (if more than one).  Same problem try another memory stick from another computer.

Also see http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315223

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I will try this solution
Thank you.

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