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Windows 7: Bsod: Irql_not_less_or_equal

23 Nov 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit
Bsod: Irql_not_less_or_equal

After much research, i've honestly come up with nothing. I am an above-average computer user with a lot of knowledge when it comes to these things, but this one has me stumped. I just built this computer less than three weeks ago, with the two weeks giving no problems but now I get a BSOD every 5-15 minutes (Sometimes it never does it, sometimes it does it whenever). Never had a problem before. NOTE: My USB NIC doesn't support 64bit computers, so I had to use a driver from another company (same chipset). Never had a problem in the past though with 64bit OS! Don't believe this is problem because has crashed before even when not using internet.

My actual USB Stick: Belkin Wireless G MIMO USB
Driver: RaLink USB 2.0 Stick Driver (Driver came with Windows)

~Win7 64 Bit Ultimate Retail
~AMD Quadcore Athlon XII 3.1 GHz
~4GB DDR3 Ram
~HD5770 GPU
~550 Watt PSU

Solutions i've tried:
~Windows Memory Test (Nothing wrong)
~Disabling onboard video and audio
~Reseating RAM

My CPU temperature is between 30-40C.
Graphics driver up to date.
Crashes even in SAFE mode.
Reinstalled Win7, worked for a day, then crashed again.

Wondering if its a program I use or hardware.


Minidump attachments
Attachment 116996

My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Nov 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit

Just received a different bluescreen error with the code:

TCPIP.SYS 0x000000D1. Is this referring to my network adapter? And if so, how would I resolve this.. there are no drivers for Win7 64 bit for my USB dongle.

(Sorry for double post, running late for work when received this error)
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Nov 2010   #3

Windows 7 Professional x64


I recommend that you install these updated Realtek Ethernet drivers: Realtek

If that doesn't work, I recommend that you purchase a new wireless card that is compatible with Windows 7. You can also try using Vista drivers, if you don't want to purchase a new one unless you have to.

...Summary of the dumps

Built by: 7600.16617.amd64fre.win7_gdr.100618-1621
Debug session time: Tue Nov 23 21:42:30.531 2010 (UTC - 5:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 2:11:18.341
Probably caused by : hardware ( nt!KiProcessExpiredTimerList+e9 )
My System SpecsSystem Spec


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