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Windows 7: Keep Getting BSOD every time Error IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL

24 Oct 2012   #1

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Keep Getting BSOD every time Error IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL

Every Single time i start up the PC it crashes and it gives me this error. i added a imgur link so you guys can have a quick glance at it. i usually fix my own problems but this one has gotten out of my hands and now i need some back up!

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24 Oct 2012   #2

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Any specific reason for not updating to Service Pack 1?

Start Menu\Programs\Norton AntiVirus	Public:Start Menu\Programs\Norton AntiVirus	Public
Start Menu\Programs\Norton Identity Safe	Public:Start Menu\Programs\Norton Identity Safe	Public
Start Menu\Programs\Norton	Thiizzle-PC\Thiizzle:Start Menu\Programs\Norton	Thiizzle-PC\Thiizzle
Norton is known to cause BSODs, uninstall it and anything related to it.Recommended antivirus program for Windows 7 based on stability compared to others:- Run a full scan with both (separately) once downloaded, installed and updated.
Run the System File Checker that scans the of all protected Windows 7 system files and replaces incorrect corrupted, changed/modified, or damaged versions with the correct versions if possible:
Run Disk Check on your hard disk for file system errors and bad sectors on it:Download and run the System Update Readiness Tool and then download and install all updates including Service Pack 1.
Driver	c:\windows\system32\drivers\atikmpag.sys (, 299.00 KB (306,176 bytes), 4/20/2011 1:22 AM)
Update to the latest drivers for your graphic card.
Click on the Start ► Control Panel ► Programs ► Uninstall a program ► Uninstall the related stuff
Delete remnants of their drivers using Driver Sweeper
Download the latest drivers from or
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