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Newly Installed Windows 8 irql_not_less_or_equal BSOD

  1. #1

    Posts : 3
    Windows 8 - 64bit

    Newly Installed Windows 8 irql_not_less_or_equal BSOD

    I just installed Windows 8 on my computer around thirty minutes ago, and I'm already having BSOD issues. Any help is appreciated
    Last edited by Quad; 20 Feb 2013 at 10:55.

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  2. #2

    Posts : 285
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64 Bit

    Since you installed Windows around 30 mins ago, I assume you're still in the process of setting it up.
    Please make sure Windows is up-to date.
    Check for Updates, Install Updates and Reboot the system.

    The below analysis is for information purpose only.
    BugCheck Analysis:

    You can run '.symfix; .reload' to try to fix the symbol path and load symbols.
    MODULE_NAME: win32k
    FAULTING_MODULE: fffff80260c1d000 nt
    EXCEPTION_CODE: (NTSTATUS) 0xc0000005 - The instruction at 0x%08lx referenced memory at 0x%08lx. The memory could not be %s.
    00000000`0bc5c000 ??              ???
    CONTEXT:  fffff8800df011c0 -- (.cxr 0xfffff8800df011c0)
    rax=0000000000000000 rbx=fffff901000c5010 rcx=ffffffffffffffff
    rdx=fffff8800df01c00 rsi=fffff901043a1950 rdi=fffff901043a1950
    rip=000000000bc5c000 rsp=fffff8800df01bc8 rbp=fffff8800df01cd0
     r8=fffff8800df01c70  r9=0000000000008000 r10=fffff880009bfb20
    r11=fffffa80040f94d0 r12=0000000000000000 r13=0000000000008000
    r14=0000000000000000 r15=fffff901045a3b60
    iopl=0         nv up ei pl zr na po nc
    cs=0010  ss=0018  ds=002b  es=002b  fs=0053  gs=002b             efl=00010246
    00000000`0bc5c000 ??              ???
    Resetting default scope
    LAST_CONTROL_TRANSFER:  from fffff960002bc466 to 000000000bc5c000
    fffff880`0df01bc8 fffff960`002bc466 : fffff901`00000000 fffff901`00213848 fffff901`043a1950 fffff901`000c5010 : 0xbc5c000
    fffff880`0df01bd0 fffff901`00000000 : fffff901`00213848 fffff901`043a1950 fffff901`000c5010 00000000`00000000 : win32k+0xcb466
    fffff880`0df01bd8 fffff901`00213848 : fffff901`043a1950 fffff901`000c5010 00000000`00000000 fffffa80`0677e890 : 0xfffff901`00000000
    fffff880`0df01be0 fffff901`043a1950 : fffff901`000c5010 00000000`00000000 fffffa80`0677e890 000000dc`3b720000 : 0xfffff901`00213848
    fffff880`0df01be8 fffff901`000c5010 : 00000000`00000000 fffffa80`0677e890 000000dc`3b720000 fffff901`000c5010 : 0xfffff901`043a1950
    fffff880`0df01bf0 00000000`00000000 : fffffa80`0677e890 000000dc`3b720000 fffff901`000c5010 00000000`00000d03 : 0xfffff901`000c5010
    fffff960`002bc466 ??              ???
    SYMBOL_NAME:  win32k+cb466
    FOLLOWUP_NAME:  MachineOwner
    IMAGE_NAME:  win32k.sys
    STACK_COMMAND:  .cxr 0xfffff8800df011c0 ; kb
    Followup: MachineOwner
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  3. #3

    Posts : 3
    Windows 8 - 64bit

    So I've installed all the updates through Windows Update. Going to wait and see if this has an effect.

    Will update within a week if no further errors present
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  4. #4

    Posts : 285
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64 Bit

    That's great.
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  5. #5

    Posts : 3
    Windows 8 - 64bit

    I've had two more BSOD's since posting yesterday. PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA and NTFS_FILE_SYSTEM.

    Updated the dump file in my initial posting

    EDIT: Went into the Device Manager, found a Network Adapter with 'Code 10' error. Disabled the device to see if it will make a difference
    Last edited by Quad; 20 Feb 2013 at 15:23.
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