JSI Tip 6045. Windows XP Home Edition issues DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL error?

When your computer restarts after installing Windows XP Home Edition, you receive:

System has recovered from a serious error
DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL
.

This problem can be caused by:

1. A damaged Virtual Memory Manager Page file.

2. A faulty RAM (memory) module.

3. A RAM module that is NOT compatible with the computers chip set.

To resolve this issue, check your computer documentation or contact the computer manufacturer:

Hardware and Software Third-Party Vendor Contact List, A-K
Hardware and Software Third-Party Vendor Contact List, L-P
Hardware and Software Third-Party Vendor Contact List, Q-Z

If the RAM is OK or changing it does NOT fix the problem:

01. Right-click My Computer and press Properties.

02. Select the Advanced tab.

03. Press the Settings button under Performance.

04. Select the Advanced tab.

05. Press the Change button under Virtual memory.

06. Select No paging file and press the Set button. Press Yes if prompted.

07. Press OK, OK, and OK.

08. Shutdown and restart your computer.

09. Right-click My Computer and press Properties.

10. Select the Advanced tab.

11. Press the Settings button under Performance.

12. Select the Advanced tab.

13. Press the Change button under Virtual memory.

14. Select System Managed size and press the Set button. Press Yes if prompted.

15. Press OK, OK, and OK.

16. Shutdown and restart your computer.



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