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Windows 7: BSOD on fresh install - possibly driver related

23 Aug 2012   #11
Tobias

Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Windows 8 Enterprise x64
 
 

That one was caused by your Wifi driver:

Probably caused by : athurx.sys ( athurx+9f3bb )

TP-LINK Wireless USB Adapter
fffff880`09207000 fffff880`093e5000 athurx Wed Apr 20 12:07:45 2011 (4DAEB071)


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23 Aug 2012   #12
Anthony

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MS Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1
 
 

Just found this in one of the dumps Probably caused by : athurx.sys ( athurx+9f3bb )

May as well try updating that driver too Driver Reference Table
Update Link at bottom of that page

Post back if you get another BSOD

Thanks
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23 Aug 2012   #13
aznelf23

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Had another screen freeze, not sure if its related to athur.sys. There were no blue screens, but upon restart I think there were new dumps.

I downloaded these drivers from the reference table: Drivers for Atheros AR9271 and Windows 7
However, after using these drivers, I had a severe slowdown on my internet speed. At times, my internet would hang and not connect.

I then installed the latest drivers for my TP-Link Wireless adapter found here: TL-WN722N - Welcome to TP-LINK
About 15 minutes later was when the screen freeze occurred.

Thank you for all your assistance. Although I am still having problems, the BSOD's are not occurring as frequently so thanks so far!
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24 Aug 2012   #14
aznelf23

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Had another BSOD about 5 minutes into a League of Legends game.
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25 Aug 2012   #15
aznelf23

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Some more BSODs. Ever since upgrading the drivers for my TP-Link wireless adapter, I've been experiencing more frequent BSODs. This time it's a driver_irql_not_less_or_equal with a stop error of 0x0d1. It blames the driver nvlddmkm.sys.
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26 Aug 2012   #16
aznelf23

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I've noticed I only experience BSOD's when I'm in a game. I just ran 24 hours without a BSOD when I do light internet surfing. Thus, I think this may have something due to either my graphics card or my WLAN loses internet connection and causes a BSOD. I am trying to roll back the graphics drivers to the previous version and see if this fixes the BSOD's. Will keep you guys posted.
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