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Windows 7: Frequent BSOD Error of "IRQL_NOT_LESS_EQUAL"

22 Jun 2016   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
Frequent BSOD Error of "IRQL_NOT_LESS_EQUAL"


I have recently been getting a lot of BSOD with the bug check string mentioned above (about 3 this month). I have reviewed some materials online to suggest that this is probably a bad driver or I need to replace the RAM. I have attached the DM log as requested. I also have a minidump w/Verify enabled on all items not belonging to Microsoft but I havent figured out how to attach it to this thread. Please help.

NVIDIA Geforce GTX 760
Intel(R) Core(TM) I5-2500k CPU @ 3.30GHz
Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
GIGABYTE Ultra Durable Z68MA-D2H-B3 Motherboard
4 x Ripjaws 4 GB

My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 Jun 2016   #2

Windows 10 Pro


Welcome to the 7forums :)

The crashes with driver verifier enabled are caused by the Gigabyte software.
Gigabyte software is known for causing several BSODs, the recommended action is to remove them at least for the time of troubleshooting.

The other crashes are caused by a very old driver from your Netgear network adapter, it is recommended to keep USB network adapters up to date with drivers and software.
0: kd> lmvm gdrv
Browse full module list
start             end                 module name
fffff880`0a799000 fffff880`0a7a2000   gdrv     T (no symbols)           
    Loaded symbol image file: gdrv.sys
    Image path: \??\C:\Windows\gdrv.sys
    Image name: gdrv.sys
    Browse all global symbols  functions  data
    Timestamp:        Fri Mar 13 04:22:29 2009 (49B9D175)
    CheckSum:         000105CE
    ImageSize:        00009000
    Translations:     0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4

0: kd> lmvm scmndisp
Browse full module list
start             end                 module name
fffff880`015e2000 fffff880`015ec000   scmndisp T (no symbols)           
    Loaded symbol image file: scmndisp.sys
    Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\scmndisp.sys
    Image name: scmndisp.sys
    Browse all global symbols  functions  data
    Timestamp:        Wed Jan 17 08:48:03 2007 (45ADD4B3)
    CheckSum:         00008B81
    ImageSize:        0000A000
    Translations:     0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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