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Windows 7: BSOD Everyday, usually while Firefox is on

24 Mar 2012   #1
hoovy123

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
BSOD Everyday, usually while Firefox is on

Every day, I receive a blue screen as DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL. I cannot take it anymore. Rarely, sometimes once every 2 weeks or so, it will come as a BSOD "swarm". It will cause a BSOD, then everytime I restart my computer, it crashes again, and goes on for about 3 or 4 times before stopping. The BSODs usually happen while on Youtube while a video is buffering and while Firefox is running. I have recently updated my graphics drivers, too.

While fixing the problem, I would like to avoid opening the computer and fiddling with the motherboard and other things inside or messing with the BIOS because I don't want to cause even more damage.

I am using Windows 7 64 bit full retail.


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24 Mar 2012   #2
JaidynM

Windows 7 Ultimate x64/Windows 8 Consumer Preview x64/Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Are you using a Linksys, NetGear, DLink or Marvell Wireless USB Network Adapter? If so, update the driver associated with it.

Enable Driver Verifier. Enabling this should hopefully crash your system and then point to the faulty driver that is causing problems. However before you do, it is advised that you create a system restore point and backup first.
Driver Verifier - Enable and Disable

Make sure all Windows updates are installed including the latest Service Pack.
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