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DC7800 "Parity Check 2" after HDD addition

Today, I bought a 1TB HDD for my DC7800. I installed it and it was found in BIOS, but after restarting, it simply says "Parity Check 2." Pressing any key causes it to shut off the monitor.  Researching this issue, I found it's usually caused by a PCI device or by the memory, but that doesn't really make sense since I did not change anything other than adding a new HDD. I am currently in the process of resetting the CMOS. If you need any more information, feel free to ask.

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Re: DC7800 "Parity Check 2" after HDD addition

Resetting the CMOS and disconnecting the new HDD did not work, so maybe it is an issue with something else.

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Re: DC7800 "Parity Check 2" after HDD addition

Okay, it turned out to be one of the PCI devices. I must have bumped it or something. Thanks for reading this topic anyway! I hope I can help others.

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