How do I fix IRQL not less or equal error?

How do I fix IRQL not less or equal error?

How to fix Error 0xA: IRQL_not_less_or_equal

  1. Make sure that your drivers are current by checking for the latest Windows updates. Select the Start button > Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update > Check for updates. Next, restart your device.
  2. Verify that your device has the latest updates.

Why is IRQL not less or equal?

“IRQL NOT LESS OR EQUAL” error screen on startup. The IRQL error is a memory related error that often appears if a system process or a driver attempts to access a memory address without proper access rights. -In the search box on the taskbar, enter device manager, then select Device -Manager.

What is error code Irql_not_less_or_equal?

One of the more common Windows stop codes is named IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL. In fact, IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL (sometimes referred to as just “IRQL”) is typically a memory related error that occurs if a system process or a device driver seeks access to a memory address for which it lacks valid access rights.

How do I fix interrupt exception not handled?


  1. Update your drivers.
  2. Run the SFC scan.
  3. Run DISM.
  4. Run the Hardware troubleshooter.
  5. Run DISM.
  6. Check the hard drive.

What does Irql mean?

Interrupt Request Level
An Interrupt Request Level (IRQL) is a hardware-independent means with which Windows prioritizes interrupts that come from the system’s processors. On processor architectures on which Windows runs, hardware generates signals that are sent to an interrupt controller.

How do I fix a driver problem in Windows 10?

Use a fix-it tool with Windows 10

  1. Select Start > Settings > Update & Security > Troubleshoot, or select the Find troubleshooters shortcut at the end of this topic.
  2. Select the type of troubleshooting you want to do, then select Run the troubleshooter.
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