Multiple Blue Screens - Driver Power State Failure and Driver IRQL Not Less or Equal RRS feed

  • Question

  • I have been experiencing several BSoD recently, and I cannot take it anymore. Several days ago I had problems with random blue screens with DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE and I posted another topic on that and never fixed the problem, although I have not experienced that since. Today, I experience two more BSoD with DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL. This computer is brand new and I have re-installed the OS twice since I got it to try to stop these problems, but nothing has worked.
    Here is a link to all the dump (.dmp) files for the various BSoD I have encountered: http://cid-14238277ff1023b4.skydrive.live.com/redir.aspx?resid=14238277FF1023B4!104
    Monday, June 13, 2011 12:57 AM


  • Hi,


    I analyzed the dump file and find the root casue which caused the BSOD is “NETIO.SYS”.



    6/15/2011 10:07:25 AM










    Please remove all unnecessary hardware devices from the computer, try entering Windows safe mode to test whether it is a third-party software/hardware compatibility issue.


    If the issue is caused by some incompatible driver, you might go to Device Manager, right click your hardware device in the list and select Update Driver Software; then click Search automatically for updated driver software. Otherwise, caused by third-party software, directly contact its own support to solve the problem in timely manner.


    Also I suggest that you may take the following step to prevent an error like this from happening again:


    1. Download and install updates and device drivers for your computer from Windows Update.
    2. Scan your computer for computer viruses.
    3. Check your hard disk for errors.


    Please refer:





    Hope that helps

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    Friday, June 17, 2011 5:15 AM