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Windows 7: Driver IRQL Not Less Or Equal BSOD

18 Dec 2011   #1
arcanite

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Driver IRQL Not Less Or Equal BSOD

Hi I've been having BSODs over the past few weeks, all occured when playing Runescape except for today when it happened during a Youtube video as well.

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Original Installed OS
OEM Version

Age of system: 3 months
Age of OS installation: 3 months

Thanks in advance for the assistance


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18 Dec 2011   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by arcanite View Post
Hi I've been having BSODs over the past few weeks, all occured when playing Runescape except for today when it happened during a Youtube video as well.

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Original Installed OS
OEM Version

Age of system: 3 months
Age of OS installation: 3 months

Thanks in advance for the assistance

These were Related to L1C62x64.sys L1c PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller from Atheros Communications, Inc. Yours is 2+ years old


I would re-install newest available driver.
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18 Dec 2011   #3
arcanite

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks for the reply, do I download the driver from this website? Drivers for Atheros L1C and Windows 7

It seems to be outdated though. I used Device Manager to check my Atheros and it seems that it is updated (NDIS 6.20).
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18 Dec 2011   #4
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by arcanite View Post
Thanks for the reply, do I download the driver from this website? Drivers for Atheros L1C and Windows 7

It seems to be outdated though. I used Device Manager to check my Atheros and it seems that it is updated (NDIS 6.20).

Needs to be dated July 2009 or later
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18 Dec 2011   #5
arcanite

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I've updated the driver to the 2010 Sept version. Hopefully it'll fix the problem, thanks for your help , should I mark the thread as solved?
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18 Dec 2011   #6
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by arcanite View Post
I've updated the driver to the 2010 Sept version. Hopefully it'll fix the problem, thanks for your help , should I mark the thread as solved?

If you think it is yes. Good luck
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