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Solution for IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL Windows 7 Error

Tuesday, July 17th 2012. | Computer Repair

Microsoft Windows suffers from stop errors, in versions from Windows NT, 2000, XP, Vista, to windows 7 . These errors are sometimes caused by hardware devices and their third-party device drivers. A blue screen will be displayed when the stop error occurs. It is called (Not by Microsoft !) BSOD or Blue Screen of Death. With white text on a blue background, the code of the error will be shown, something like “IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL. Stop 0x0000000A” followed by a string of hexadecimal characters.

blue screen of death

These are the contents of part of memory which might indicate the Blue Screen of Death on Windows 7 or windows xp cause, and how to fix the BSOD. Blue Screen errors occur for innumerable reasons, and are sometimes difficult to diagnose completely and comprehensively.

Possible causes of this error are faulty hardware, ie memory, motherboard, hard drive; software, including the Operating System itself, with missing or corrupted system files; malware, ie viruses, Trojans etc.

If you have access to another working computer, use it to research online what the irql_not_less_or_equal blue screen fault might be. You should include the error code, and the parameters displayed in the Blue Screen.

If you don’t have another computer, restart the failed computer, press F8 during boot-up and select restart in Safe Mode. Run your anti-virus program. (Always keep your anti-virus software up to date. Never run two A-V programs together, they will inevitably disagree and clash).

If the blue screen Windows 7 error persists, try restoring the computer to a previous state, using Restore Point. You could also try Windows Repair. If that fails, probably the only recourse is to ask for help from a reputable repair shop.

Please share your experience here if you have same problems before on IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL Windows 7.

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