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BSOD soon after start-up

  1. #1


    Posts : 17
    Windows 8

    BSOD soon after start-up


    Hello,

    For about two weeks I've sometimes been having a BSOD within five after startup (always, otherwise I won't get a BSOD until I restart):

    "DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL (iaStorA.sys)"

    I've been posting on Techforums here:
    http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f299/bsod-soon-after-start-up-854586.html#post5336850

    And thought I might as well post here as well for other opinions while I test the drivers.

    Thank you for your time

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Posts : 5,139
    Win8.1Pro - Finally!!!


    Wrench97 is very good with computer problems. Follow his advice.
    I see that Avast seems to be causing problems for you when running Driver Verifier.

    Uninstall Avast and use Windows Defender/Windows Firewall for testing. See if that stops the BSOD's.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

BSOD soon after start-up
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