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BSoD error prevents Windows load


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tylerc

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I recently had some serious malware issues (now resolved thanks to this forum). But the malware issues were paired with a hardware error that started happening. I now get the 'DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL' error whenever I try to boot up. I am able to start in safe mode, which is where all of my malware repair was done. But when I try to boot into normal mode, I get to the Windows login screen and after about 5 seconds I get the BSoD error.

I had gotten the error once or twice previous to the malware issues, but was always able to boot up again afterwards. The most recent hardware installation on my machine was a MIDI keyboard, so my guess is that's the problem. I just have no idea how to go about rolling back/updating the drivers in safe mode.


Can anyone walk me through the process? Or am I better off just backing up all my data and reformatting??

Edited by tylerc, 24 May 2008 - 01:48 PM.

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