Blue Screen of Death - IRQ error, help please

By -dark-magician
Jul 6, 2005
  1. I am getting random crashes, and most of the time it is a windows stop error, saying IRQ error. Ive also seen it say something about the video driver too.
    I looked at the device manager, and the only potential error I see witht he IRQ's is the Video card & my wireless card are both on PCI 16. Is there a way to change this?? or any other troubleshooting ideas?

    AMD64 3000+
    ASUS K8VSE Deluxe
    PNY GeForce 5600 Ultra
    2*512mb Corsair XMS PC3200 (2-2-2-5 Latency)
    ASUS WiFi-B wireless card
    Win XP PRo Sp2
    Thermaltake 480w PS
  2. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

    If you can, try the wireless card in another slot.
  3. -dark-magician

    -dark-magician TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I have the asus WIFI card for the ASus WIfi Slot ... so that is a no go on moving a card
  4. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,002   +15

    remove all driver components under control panel. Reboot, let windows self-configure the devices it finds. Let it self-install. (have driver CD's handy)
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