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BSOD Driver IRQL not less equal athw8x.sys (Windows 8.1)

  1. #1


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1

    BSOD Driver IRQL not less equal athw8x.sys (Windows 8.1)


    Hi guys, my computer keep crashing almost everyday. I don't know what to do, is it because I replaced VGA Card?
    I was using HD 5770 and never had issue/BSOD. I'm using HD 5870 now.
    I have attached the required files.
    Attachment 55306

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Posts : 2,480
    Windows 10 Pro x64


    It's because of your Atheros Wireless driver. Driver Reference Table - athw8x.sys
    Update all drivers marked in red.
    Code:
    ewusbmdm.sys Tue Jul 31 09:48:10 2007  (46AEE93A) 
    USB Modem/Serial Device Driver - "Huawei Mobile  Connect" package 
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=ewusbmdm.sys 
    
    ctac32k.sys  Wed Jul 2 10:38:22 2008 (486B3E7E) 
    Creative Audio Driver 
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=ctac32k.sys 
    
    anodlwfx.sys  Fri Mar 6 11:10:08 2009 (49B0F680) 
    ALPHA Networks Filter Driver  
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=anodlwfx.sys 
    
    WmXlCore.sys  Tue Apr 27 22:09:26 2010 (4BD74476) 
    Logitech WingMan Translation  Driver 
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=WmXlCore.sys 
    
    WmBEnum.sys  Tue Apr 27 22:10:19 2010 (4BD744AB) 
    Logitech WingMan Virtual Bus  Enumerator Driver 
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=WmBEnum.sys 
    
    WmFilter.sys  Tue Apr 27 22:10:19 2010 (4BD744AB) 
    Logitech WingMan Hid Filter  
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=WmFilter.sys 
    
    NWADIenum.sys  Tue Oct 5 06:40:09 2010 (4CAAAC29) 
    
    NWADIenum.sys - this driver hasn't been added to the DRT as  of this run. Please search Google/Bing for the driver if additional information  is needed. 
    
    emupia2k.sys Mon Aug 22 07:55:54  2011 (4E51EF6A) 
    Creative E-mu Plug-in Architecture Driver 
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=emupia2k.sys 
    
    ctsfm2k.sys  Mon Aug 22 07:56:00 2011 (4E51EF70) 
    Creative SoundFont Management  Device Driver 
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=ctsfm2k.sys 
    
    ctoss2k.sys Mon  Aug 22 07:56:11 2011 (4E51EF7B) 
    Creative OS Services Driver  
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=ctoss2k.sys 
    
    ha20x2k.sys Mon  Aug 22 07:57:35 2011 (4E51EFCF) 
    Creative 20X HAL (WDM) 
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=ha20x2k.sys 
    
    ctaud2k.sys Mon  Aug 22 07:58:28 2011 (4E51F004) 
    Creative Audio Driver (WDM)  
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=ctaud2k.sys 
    
    ctprxy2k.sys  Mon Aug 22 07:58:30 2011 (4E51F006) 
    Creative Audio Driver (WDM)  
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=ctprxy2k.sys 
    
    CTEXFIFX.SYS  Mon Aug 22 07:59:38 2011 (4E51F04A) 
    Creative sound card driver  
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=CTEXFIFX.SYS 
    
    CT20XUT.SYS  Mon Aug 22 07:59:44 2011 (4E51F050) 
    Creative sound card driver  
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=CT20XUT.SYS 
    
    CTHWIUT.SYS Mon  Aug 22 07:59:47 2011 (4E51F053) 
    Creative sound card driver 
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=CTHWIUT.SYS 
    
    amdkmafd.sys Sun Sep 23 03:04:42  2012 (505E602A) 
    AMD Audio Bus Lower Filter 
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=amdkmafd.sys 
    
    em015_64.dat Fri Mar 1 14:27:56  2013 (5130ACDC) 
    
    em015_64.dat - this driver hasn't been added to the DRT as  of this run. Please search Google/Bing for the driver if additional information  is needed. 
    
    athuw8x.sys Tue May 14 06:06:43 2013 (5191B853)  
    Driver for Qualcomm Atheros USB Wireless LAN (UB91/UB93/UB94) Network  Adapter driver 
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=athuw8x.sys 
    
    tap0901.sys Thu Aug 22 14:40:01  2013 (521606A1) 
    TAP-Win32 Adapter V9 or[br]OpenVPN driver or COMODO 
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=tap0901.sys 
    
    WinDivert.sys  Tue Dec 3 04:46:09 2013 (529D5401) 
    WinDivert network packet  capture and (re)injection driver BSODinDivert network  packet capture and (re)injection driver [red]BSOD[/red-to highlight in table  
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=WinDivert.sys 
    
    AODDriver2.sys Tue Feb 11 12:06:52 2014 (52FA044C)  
    AMD Overdrive; also in EasyTune6 for Gigabyte motherboard [br] Known BSOD issues in Win7[br][br]Part of AMD Fuel[br][br]Location:  C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Fuel\amd64\AODDriver2.sys 
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=AODDriver2.sys 
    
    dtsoftbus01.sys Fri Feb 21 10:49:36 2014 (53072130)  
    Daemon Tools driver [br] Possible BSOD issues in Win7  
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=dtsoftbus01.sys 
    
    tapoas.sys Thu May 8 07:22:10  2014 (536B1482) 
    OpenVPN Virtual Network Driver 
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=tapoas.sys 
    
    AppvVemgr.sys Mon Jun 2 18:00:15  2014 (538C9F8F) 
    
    AppvVemgr.sys - this driver hasn't been added to the DRT as  of this run. Please search Google/Bing for the driver if additional information  is needed. 
    
    appvStrm.sys Mon Jun 2 18:00:33 2014 (538C9FA1)  
    
    appvStrm.sys - this  driver hasn't been added to the DRT as of this run. Please search Google/Bing  for the driver if additional information is needed. 
    
    AppvVfs.sys  Mon Jun 2 18:00:50 2014 (538C9FB2) 
    
    AppvVfs.sys - this driver hasn't been added to the DRT as  of this run. Please search Google/Bing for the driver if additional information  is needed. 
    
    idmwfp.sys Mon Jun 9 00:40:54 2014 (5394E676)  
    Internet Download Manager 
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=idmwfp.sys 
    
    AMDACPKSL.SYS Sun Jun 22 04:31:43  2014 (53A6400F) 
    included in the AMD/ATI Catalyst WDM drivers package 
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=AMDACPKSL.SYS 
    
    AtihdWB6.sys Sun Jun 22 04:32:00  2014 (53A64020) 
    AMD High Definition Audio Function Driver 
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=AtihdWB6.sys 
    
    cnnctfy3.sys Fri Jul 11 13:44:30  2014 (53BFCE1E) 
    Connectify Packet LightWeight Filter Kit driver 
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=cnnctfy3.sys 
    
    Rt630x64.sys Wed Jul 16 04:56:14  2014 (53C5E9CE) 
    Realtek PCI/PCIe Adapters 
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=Rt630x64.sys 
    
    edevmon.sys Fri Jul 18 15:11:31  2014 (53C91D03) 
    ESET Smart Security Devmon Monitor driver 
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=edevmon.sys 
    
    ehdrv.sys Fri Jul 18 15:11:50 2014  (53C91D16) 
    ESET 
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=ehdrv.sys 
    
    EpfwLWF.sys Fri Jul 18 15:12:56 2014  (53C91D58) 
    ESET ESS/NOD32 driver 
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=EpfwLWF.sys 
    
    epfw.sys Fri Jul 18 15:13:06 2014  (53C91D62) 
    ESET 
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=epfw.sys 
    
    eamonm.sys Thu Jul 31 14:59:02 2014  (53DA3D96) 
    ESET Amon driver 
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=eamonm.sys 
    
    epfwwfp.sys Thu Sep 11 18:06:07  2014 (5411C86F) 
    ESET Personal Firewall Driver 
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=epfwwfp.sys 
    
    DUMETR64.SYS Tue Sep 30 23:12:04  2014 (542B1CA4) 
    DU Meter network monitor driver 
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=DUMETR64.SYS 
    
    atikmpag.sys Fri Nov 21 03:08:54  2014 (546E9EB6) 
    ATI Video driver (remove the Catalyst Control Center and  only install the Display Driver) 
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=atikmpag.sys 
    
    atikmdag.sys Fri Nov 21 03:30:27  2014 (546EA3C3) 
    ATI Video driver (remove the Catalyst Control Center and  only install the Display Driver) 
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=atikmdag.sys 
    
    em018_64.dat Thu Nov 27 15:26:39  2014 (5477349F) 
    ESET Smart Security 
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=em018_64.dat 
    
    em008_64.dat Mon Dec 1 12:25:16  2014 (547C501C) 
    ESET Smart Security 
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=em008_64.dat 
    
    em006_64.dat Wed Dec 10 12:24:38  2014 (54882D76) 
    ESET Smart Security 
    http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=em006_64.dat 
    
    
    
    Debug session time: Mon  Dec 15 13:49:08.511 2014 (UTC + 1:00) 
    Loading Dump File  [C:\Users\Mihael\SysnativeBSODApps\121514-28859-01.dmp] 
    Built by:  9600.17328.amd64fre.winblue_r3.140827-1500 
    System Uptime: 0 days 0:36:08.235  
    *** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for athuw8x.sys 
    *** ERROR:  Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for athuw8x.sys  
    Probably caused by : athuw8x.sys ( athuw8x+1a0248 ) 
    BugCheck D1, {1, 2,  0, fffff801dd416248} 
    BugCheck Info: DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL  (d1) 
    Bugcheck code 000000d1 
    Arguments: 
    Arg1: 0000000000000001,  memory referenced 
    Arg2: 0000000000000002, IRQL 
    Arg3: 0000000000000000,  value 0 = read operation, 1 = write operation 
    Arg4: fffff801dd416248,  address which referenced memory 
    BUGCHECK_STR: AV 
    DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID:  WIN8_DRIVER_FAULT 
    PROCESS_NAME: System 
    FAILURE_BUCKET_ID:  AV_athuw8x+1a0248 
    BiosVersion = 080015 
    BiosReleaseDate = 10/11/2010  
    SystemManufacturer = BIOSTAR Group 
    SystemProductName = TA870+  
    ииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииии``  
    Debug session time: Mon Dec 15 13:10:42.682 2014 (UTC + 1:00) 
    Loading  Dump File [C:\Users\Mihael\SysnativeBSODApps\121514-33218-01.dmp] 
    Built by:  9600.17328.amd64fre.winblue_r3.140827-1500 
    System Uptime: 0 days 1:34:52.404  
    *** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for athuw8x.sys 
    *** ERROR:  Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for athuw8x.sys  
    Probably caused by : athuw8x.sys ( athuw8x+1a1078 ) 
    BugCheck D1, {0, 2,  0, fffff801cec3d078} 
    BugCheck Info: DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL  (d1) 
    Bugcheck code 000000d1 
    Arguments: 
    Arg1: 0000000000000000,  memory referenced 
    Arg2: 0000000000000002, IRQL 
    Arg3: 0000000000000000,  value 0 = read operation, 1 = write operation 
    Arg4: fffff801cec3d078,  address which referenced memory 
    BUGCHECK_STR: AV 
    DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID:  WIN8_DRIVER_FAULT 
    PROCESS_NAME: System 
    FAILURE_BUCKET_ID:  AV_athuw8x+1a1078 
    BiosVersion = 080015 
    BiosReleaseDate = 10/11/2010  
    SystemManufacturer = BIOSTAR Group 
    SystemProductName = TA870+  
    ииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииии``  
    Debug session time: Sun Dec 14 05:02:44.053 2014 (UTC + 1:00) 
    Loading  Dump File [C:\Users\Mihael\SysnativeBSODApps\121414-28937-01.dmp] 
    Built by:  9600.17328.amd64fre.winblue_r3.140827-1500 
    System Uptime: 0 days 0:18:28.779  
    *** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for athuw8x.sys 
    *** ERROR:  Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for athuw8x.sys  
    Probably caused by : athuw8x.sys ( athuw8x+1a0248 ) 
    BugCheck D1, {1, 2,  0, fffff80090fb2248} 
    BugCheck Info: DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL  (d1) 
    Bugcheck code 000000d1 
    Arguments: 
    Arg1: 0000000000000001,  memory referenced 
    Arg2: 0000000000000002, IRQL 
    Arg3: 0000000000000000,  value 0 = read operation, 1 = write operation 
    Arg4: fffff80090fb2248,  address which referenced memory 
    BUGCHECK_STR: AV 
    DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID:  WIN8_DRIVER_FAULT 
    PROCESS_NAME: System 
    FAILURE_BUCKET_ID:  AV_athuw8x+1a0248 
    BiosVersion = 080015 
    BiosReleaseDate = 10/11/2010  
    SystemManufacturer = BIOSTAR Group 
    SystemProductName = TA870+  
    ииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииии``  
    Debug session time: Sun Dec 14 04:42:34.494 2014 (UTC + 1:00) 
    Loading  Dump File [C:\Users\Mihael\SysnativeBSODApps\121414-32140-01.dmp] 
    Built by:  9600.17328.amd64fre.winblue_r3.140827-1500 
    System Uptime: 0 days  16:58:32.219 
    *** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for athuw8x.sys 
    ***  ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for athuw8x.sys  
    Probably caused by : athuw8x.sys ( athuw8x+1a0248 ) 
    BugCheck D1, {1, 2,  0, fffff80183e49248} 
    BugCheck Info: DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL  (d1) 
    Bugcheck code 000000d1 
    Arguments: 
    Arg1: 0000000000000001,  memory referenced 
    Arg2: 0000000000000002, IRQL 
    Arg3: 0000000000000000,  value 0 = read operation, 1 = write operation 
    Arg4: fffff80183e49248,  address which referenced memory 
    BUGCHECK_STR: AV 
    DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID:  WIN8_DRIVER_FAULT 
    PROCESS_NAME: System 
    FAILURE_BUCKET_ID:  AV_athuw8x+1a0248 
    BiosVersion = 080015 
    BiosReleaseDate = 10/11/2010  
    SystemManufacturer = BIOSTAR Group 
    SystemProductName = TA870+  
    ииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииииии``  
    
    
    
    
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      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1


    Thanks for your help. I think the problem is whenever I share my internet connection via USB Wireless Adapters it can cause BSOD after some minutes..

    Is it ok if I remove some drivers you mention above rather than update it?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4


    Posts : 2,480
    Windows 10 Pro x64


    Remove the software that uses that drivers, and not the drivers themselves for now.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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