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Windows 7: IRQL not less or equal BSOD crashes

29 Dec 2009   #1

Windows 7
IRQL not less or equal BSOD crashes

Hi, my Windows 7 is freezing and crashing with an IRQL not less or equal crash. It crashes within about 10 minutes of startup, less if I run something 3D, more if I don't run much at all.

I've followed the instructions and the minidump files are attached.

I can't exactly copy the BSOD messages because they're gone too fast.. I did disable all devices that had a yellow question mark and this unfortunately did not solve it. I wonder if it's my video card since it seems to be worse when I run something graphics intensive, but I'm not sure. I have turned Aero off, so I just get the basic graphics even though my videocard should be capable of them, and the computer also crashes when I am using it for non-intense stuff like using windows explorer, it just works a little longer.

Any advise would be appreciated. As far as I know I have all the latest drivers for everything.

Thanks for your help,


My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Dec 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9

Probably caused by: cx88vid.sys

Seems to be the driver located here: %ProgramFiles%\playtv pro ultra update\driver\88x\cx88vid.sys

Perhaps for a TV Tuner card? Whatever it is, you need to download the correct driver. Try to boot into safe mode and remove this bad one.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 May 2010   #3

Windows 7

System Info:
Model #: MS227
Product #: BK232AA-ABA
Serial #: 4CS9510JDY
Software Build #: A1NAv6PrA1
Service ID #: 030-310
PCBRAND: Pavilion

Whenever i run Pro Tools M-Powered Essential and my M-Audio Producer USB Microphone i get a blue screen with this message

I tried updating all my drivers and i got a message saying they're all up-to-date.

I was trying to attach my dump files it leaves a message saying invalid file.
I copied the dump but i dnt know how to attach it.


I've updated all my drivers and i dnt know what to do...

Plz help me....I need to start recording again.
My System SpecsSystem Spec


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