Driver_irql_not_less_or_equal Nv4_mini.sys

By m0ss
Feb 21, 2007
  1. My computer keeps rebooting itself at random times (under 5 mins from startup).

    Before I upgraded the nvidia drivers, it would restart even before fully booting into windows xp.

    I cannot reinstall windows w/o having a BSOD.

    After I installed the latest drivers for my geforce 3 ti200, windows xp boots up and stays booted for ~5 mins then it BSOD's with the error file NV4_MINI.SYS. Any ideas?

  2. m0ss

    m0ss TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Oh and this just started happening very recently... it worked fine before... I did not change any hardware.
  3. sghiznaneck

    sghiznaneck TS Maniac Posts: 403

    You're card is dying. That's an old card, kinda like your grandfather's, grandfather's, grandfather's grandfather.
  4. beef_jerky4104

    beef_jerky4104 Banned Posts: 822

    That is a very old card. It might by diening, or it might be bad drivers. Try using Omega Drivers. They may solve the problem.
  5. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

    ancient card. time for replacement.
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