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Windows 7: BSOD on startup Stop error code 0x0000000A (IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL)

08 Nov 2015   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
BSOD on startup Stop error code 0x0000000A (IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL)

Hello there!

For some times my computer has been shutting down after being on for more than 24h by the screens just going dark or something similar, this is probably due to a memory leak but I'm not sure. Now yesterday I got a BSOD instead which read something like "nvlddmkm.sys error".

I've been spending my whole day trying to fix this in safe mode (which works without any kinks). The first thing I tried was rolling back drivers, then updating to the latest and lots of driver related things, I still haven't fixed it but I decided to see if I could turn my computer on in normal mode with my GC disabled via device manager, now instead of crashing at the Windows screen, I now crash after the Welcome screen and I get a BSOD that reads IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL with 0x0000000A as the stop error code.

Now what I wonder is if there's any chance to save my GC or is it completely toast? And if I decided to get a new one, will that even fix it? Since I still get BSODs without my GC turned on in the device manager.

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09 Nov 2015   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit

Been spending some time today to try to get the issue solved on my own and I finally fixed the issue with IRQL by doing a clean boot, even though I have yet to identify the culprit I can now boot in normal mode with minimal amount of drivers:

This though only sets me back to the other issue, I can't boot with my GC activated. Or to be more specific, with the "nvlddmkm.sys" file present on my computer. I've been around a crap ton on the internet to find a fix to this, trying new drivers, old drivers, doing the "nvlddmkm.sys.old" thing(which seems to be fixing most peoples problems).
I have been able to get a new dump from a BSOD where the error occurs so I'll be reattaching my latest zip.

Thanks in advance!
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10 Nov 2015   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit

Got my computer up and running in normal mode with the GC and drivers on when I got back home today for some reason, after leaving it be for about 10 minutes I decided to try to start a program, then about 10 seconds after clicking the skype icon I the screen turned black but I could still hear the computer working.

I ended up having to restart it by clicking the power button and been in safe mode since.
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11 Nov 2015   #4

Windows 10 Pro

You are running a Lenovo Product ID on a MSI board.
This makes your installation counterfeit.
Troubleshooting a counterfeit installation is useless as it is not known what has been modified to your system.
A counterfeit installation contains heavily modified code which causes the system to behave in unexpected ways.
For this reason, analyzing counterfeit systems is unreliable and most analysts won't try it.
OS Configuration:          Standalone Workstation
OS Build Type:             Multiprocessor Free
Registered Owner:          Blank
Registered Organization:   
Product ID:                00426-OEM-8992662-00497 <-- Lenovo PID on MSI board
Original Install Date:     13/08/2012, 19:31:26
System Boot Time:          09/11/2015, 21:06:55
System Manufacturer:       MSI
I recommend to install a genuine copy of Windows.
If, after you have installed a genuine copy of Windows, you still get BSOD's we'll be happy to assist you.
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 BSOD on startup Stop error code 0x0000000A (IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL)

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