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Tips to Solve “driver_irql_not_less_or_equal windows 7” BSOD Error

As daily computer users, there will be the time when we have to deal with some errors and malfunctions on our machine. The blue screen error or also known as Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) has becoming a common sign of serious errors and malfunctions in our computer. It is important for us to know what causes the BSOD, in which it is needed so that we’ll be able to figure out the best solution to overcome that inconvenient situation.

In general, the errors usually occur when there are malfunctions on either software or hardware. Therefore, it is strongly recommended for you to read through the BSOD screen in order to retrieve any clues and signs of what causing the errors. For example, if you have often receive driver_irql_not_less_or_equal windows 7 BSOD errors, as we can understand from the error text, the malfunctions may be occurred on the system’s driver.

However, due to that so many drivers in our system, we have to be more specific to locate the error. Which driver has malfunctioned? We can find some clues for it by reading the text at lower area. There will be error codes contained of both numbers and alphabets combined. And just go below it and you’ll find more specific clues stating the exact location of the error. Try to understand the text and see if there are any sign of certain driver, for example if it include “ATI” then most likely your ATI graphic card driver is the one who got some errors from.

Let say we’ve found out the culprit, then what should we do to solve the problem? Well, once you have figured out which driver is the error, you can start by uninstalling the error driver and download the latest version of it from the manufacturer’s website. Otherwise you may reinstall it from your driver CD for then you can update it to the latest version via the included update feature. And for more information as well as guidance to such error, you can visit ComputerGarage.org.