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Windows 7: Frequent BSOD due to a DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL?

27 Nov 2011   #1
jobeng1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit, Windows XP Professional 32bit
 
 
Frequent BSOD due to a DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL?

I was using using my computer a while back when suddendly a BSOD appears. I only saw this part/title:
DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL
I don't know where this come from. I tried System Restore already but it still appears.
Any help?


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27 Nov 2011   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jobeng1 View Post
I was using using my computer a while back when suddendly a BSOD appears. I only saw this part/title:
DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL
I don't know where this come from. I tried System Restore already but it still appears.
Any help?
We do need the actual DMP file as it contains the only record of the sequence of events leading up to the crash, what drivers were loaded, and what was responsible.

It is almost impossible to spot trends from a single DMP file so if you have more than one please upload them. If you only have one please wait until the computer crashes again then upload both.

You may be able to get the DMP files without crashing by booting into safe mode (F8) with networking.

To enable us to assist you with your computer's BSOD symptoms, upload the contents of your "\Windows\Minidump" folder.



The procedure:
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* Copy the contents of \Windows\Minidump to another (temporary) location somewhere on your machine.
* Zip up the copy.
* Attach the ZIP archive to your post using the "paperclip" (file attachments) button.
*If the files are too large please upload them to a file sharing service like "Rapidshare" and put a link to them in your reply.
To ensure minidumps are enabled:
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* Go to Start, in the Search Box type: sysdm.cpl, press Enter.
* Under the Advanced tab, click on the Startup and Recovery Settings... button.
* Ensure that Automatically restart is unchecked.
* Under the Write Debugging Information header select Small memory dump (256 kB) in the dropdown box (the 256kb varies).
* Ensure that the Small Dump Directory is listed as %systemroot%\Minidump.
* OK your way out.
* Reboot if changes have been made.
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