Some ThinkPad systems that contain the Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Mini PCI adapter may experience a specific blue screen error called "NMI Parity Error". This may occur when the system is booting to the Microsoft Windows desktop, or while the system is up and running. It could occur on battery mode, or while the system is plugged into the AC adapter.
The following ThinkPad systems with the Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Mini PCI adapter running Microsoft Windows XP or Microsoft Windows 2000.
ThinkPad R60, R60e
ThinkPad T60, T60p
ThinkPad X60, X60s, X60 Tablet
ThinkPad Z60m, Z60t
ThinkPad Z61e, Z61m, Z61p, Z61t
The latest Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Mini PCI adapter software (package version 10.5.3.1, driver version 10.5.1.89) fixes a specific problem that can lead to a "NMI Parity Error" blue screen message.
Note: There are many possible different sources for the same blue screen error message under the Microsoft Windows operating systems. Not all "NMI Parity Error" problems are caused by this one specific wireless driver issue.