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Random BSOD driver_irql_not_less_or_equal ntoskrnl.exe

By bobgeldof
Dec 21, 2011
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  1. Hi everyone, i have a compaq notebook (intel t4400, 4gb ram, win7 64 bit) that randomly crashes with BSOD showing "driver_irql_not_less_or_equal".
    BlueScreenView shows the only driver in the stack is "ntoskrnl.exe".
    What's the driver that really crashes the system?
    Thank you very much.
     

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  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

  3. bobgeldof

    bobgeldof TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I've already cheched the memory with memtest86+ and the drive but all seems to be ok.
    So you think it's not a driver problem?
     
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    It would be nice if you mentioned doing these tests in your first post. NTOSKRNL.exe is a very general error that can mean most anything, first being Memory and then hard drive... Could the laptop be overheating?
     
  5. bobgeldof

    bobgeldof TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Sorry for not mentioning the tests done but before posting I read the post "Before posting your minidumps, please read this" so I did those tests before posting!
    :D :D :D :D
    All jokes aside, the notebook works on an usb laptop cooler station so the overheating it's unlikely.
    Anyway, Merry Christmas!
     
  6. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

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