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#1 Soto

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Posted 01 March 2008 - 03:21 AM

IRQ_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL?

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Posted 01 March 2008 - 08:37 AM

http://aumha.org/a/stop.php#0x0a

0x0000000A: IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL
(Click to consult the online MSDN article.)
Typically due to a bad driver, or faulty or incompatible hardware or software. Use the General Troubleshooting of STOP Messages checklist above. Technically, this error condition means that a kernel-mode process or driver tried to access a memory location to which it did not have permission, or at a kernel Interrupt ReQuest Level (IRQL) that was too high. (A kernel-mode process can access only other processes that have an IRQL lower than, or equal to, its own.)


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Posted 01 March 2008 - 06:41 PM

http://aumha.org/a/stop.php#0x0a

0x0000000A: IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL
(Click to consult the online MSDN article.)
Typically due to a bad driver, or faulty or incompatible hardware or software. Use the General Troubleshooting of STOP Messages checklist above. Technically, this error condition means that a kernel-mode process or driver tried to access a memory location to which it did not have permission, or at a kernel Interrupt ReQuest Level (IRQL) that was too high. (A kernel-mode process can access only other processes that have an IRQL lower than, or equal to, its own.)




so how do i find out which one it is.

Edited by Soto, 01 March 2008 - 06:41 PM.


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Posted 02 March 2008 - 02:08 AM

Find "0x0000000A: IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL" on that page and read about it. And then read the suggested article about resolving this error, http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-gb/library/ms793589.aspx.

Edited by RknRusty, 02 March 2008 - 02:17 AM.


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Posted 02 March 2008 - 09:04 AM

There are several things that this could be.
The first question is..."What recent changes have been made to your computer?"
Any hardware, software, driver, program, updates, etc?

After that, it becomes a matter of tracking down what caused the error. The most likely causes, IME, are:
-Malware
-Corrupted drivers
-Failing hardware

So, I'd suggest that you download this free program and use it to clean your temporary files: http://www.ccleaner.com/download
Please use the default settings to clear the temporary files. The more advanced features are dangerous to use, so please avoid them.

Also, I'd suggest that you use a couple of these free online scans to see if there are any traces of infection still on your system. Be advised that some of these scanners will pickup things in "quarantine" from other anti-virus programs - so review the results carefully:

http://housecall.trendmicro.com
http://www.pandasecurity.com/homeusers/solutions/activescan/
http://www.kaspersky.com/virusscanner
http://www.bitdefender.com/scan8/ie.html
http://support.f-secure.com/enu/home/ols.shtml
http://us.mcafee.com/root/mfs/default.asp
http://onlinescan.avast.com/
http://ca.com/us/securityadvisor/virusinfo/scan.aspx
http://www.eset.com/onlinescan/

<links compiled on 02/14/2008>

Post back with your results and we can move on from there.
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