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Windows 7: BSOD when removing/installing TP Link wireless adaptor into USB slot

26 Jul 2015   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
BSOD when removing/installing TP Link wireless adaptor into USB slot

Hello All,

I have attached the ZIP as requested. I just created a new build and i seem to be getting BSODs every now and again. I am not 100% sure it is happening when i am inserting/removing the USB network adapter but i think it may be the cause! Apologies as i am a bit of a noob at this. The help i received previously when using the forum was amazing!

Please let me know if there is any other additional information you need!

Many Thanks!!! :)

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26 Jul 2015   #2

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There is no crash dump in the uploaded zip, but the driver to the wireless adapter is too old.
20/04/2011 11:07:45    C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\athurx.sys
Try this driver:

If it does not work, go to Download Center - Welcome to TP-LINK and download the driver for the appropriate device.

Let us know the result.
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26 Jul 2015   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Any reason why thy BSOD didnt create a minidump? :S

I will try and update the driver for the network adapter!
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26 Jul 2015   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

i have ensures it will create a minidump file the next time it happens. have also put in my old usb network adapter to see if it resolves the issues. :)

Will post the zip file if i recieve another BSOD!
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 BSOD when removing/installing TP Link wireless adaptor into USB slot

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