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Blue Screen of Death (BSOD)

  1. #1

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    Windows 8

    Blue Screen of Death (BSOD)

    My brand new toshiba laptop keeps restarting on its own. It tells me it has encounter a problem n needs to restart n tell me to look up on driver irql not less or equal athw8x.sys.

    Please tell me what to do. Thank you in advance

    Operating System: Windows 8 X64
    Laptop: Toshiba Satellite L855-B412

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    It appears that your troubles are being caused by an out dated wireless driver:

    ********************************************************************************                                                                             *
    *                        Bugcheck Analysis                                    *
    *                                                                             *
    Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.
    BugCheck D1, {28, 2, 0, fffff8800631cd7c}
    *** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for athw8x.sys
    *** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for athw8x.sys
    Probably caused by : athw8x.sys ( athw8x+107d7c )
    Followup: MachineOwner
    Looking at the time stamp we can see it is rather old:

    kd> lmvm athw8xstart             end                 module name
    fffff880`06215000 fffff880`06586000   athw8x   T (no symbols)           
        Loaded symbol image file: athw8x.sys
        Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\athw8x.sys
        Image name: athw8x.sys
        Timestamp:        Thu Jun 14 05:41:08 2012 (4FD9B1B4)
        CheckSum:         0037169A
        ImageSize:        00371000
        Translations:     0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4]
    Please update your driver from here: ATHEROS Wireless drivers for Windows

    the driver you wand is for the AR9485WB it is the sixth from the bottom on the list.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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