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Blue Screen - Driver IRQL Not Less or Equal

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by gj101, Oct 5, 2003.

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  1. gj101

    gj101 Thread Starter

    Oct 5, 2003
    okay tech superstars, I've read a few related posts but still not sure what's up with this. I am running Windows 2000 Professional and this is the message that displays with the "blue screen of death":

    STOP: 0x00000001 (0xE3018040, 0X000000FF, OX00000001,OXBEA61DB9)

    xxx ADDRESS BEA61DB9 BASE AT BEA5D000, DATESTAMP 3ecD5361 - mrxsmb.sys

    Beginning Dump of Physical Memory

    I only seem to get this message when online (I suppose IRQL is some internet relay thing i don't understand) and it references this specific file (mrxsmb.sys) always. I've downloaded all the latest security patches, Service packs, etc. from Microsoft.

    Curiously enough, this problem only started happening when I purchase a new Shuttle AK32A motherboard. I had bought new RAM as well and I though it was defective but it turns out it wasn't. Thanks for any help or advice.
  2. dai


    Mar 6, 2003
  3. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

    Oct 19, 2002
    This is almost always a bad or corrupted driver, so I'd start with any newly installed hardware...
  4. moebius


    Oct 7, 2003
    Hey, I get this message also, but the driver mentioned is almost always a windows virtual driver, like netbios.vxd or ntldr.sys...

    this is very bugging, and has been increasing in frequency all the time.

    i also hear a little crackle in my speakers when this happens
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