Same problem with both new Lynksys & D-Link Wireless routers
Bought a new Lynksys WRT160N wireless router, setup with couple wired PCs. All went well until I started my wireless on Compay Evo N1000 with internal wireless adapter. This PC had been running wirelessly for years with an old D-Link DI-624 wireless router (which I had to replace due to a failed power adapter). Booted up, then it crashed with Blue Screen Of Death and IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL error message. Checked for drivers, etc. All current. Found that it would boot OK if the wireless on the router was disabled. Crashed when wireless enabled. Spent 2 hrs with Lynksys tech support who concluded router was incompatible with PC. BestBuy gave me my money back, and I bought a new D-Link DIR-615 router. Same thing. Tech support suggested disabling "n" and running only with 802.11b and g copatibility. Still caused PC to crash. They suggested disabling "g" and running with only "b". Same problem. Since the D-Link power adapter is the same one that was on the old router, powered up old router with new power adapter. Wireless works fine this way. So: 2 Brand new 802.11n routers from 2 different companies when runninhg wireless cause the laptop to crash in exactly the same way. Other post identifies this as an "IRQ Storm" and says the problem is inherent in the design of the PC, and there is nothing can be done. I hope noone within range of my laptop PC ever runs one of these routers. My PC will crash. I found many others reporting similar problems when they go into a certain zone with their PC. I have no idea what to do. Running Win-XP Pro with SP3 and all drivers (especially Compaq Wireless adapter WLAN MultiPort W200 ) are most currrent release. I'm off to get my money back on the D-Link router.
I found another post from someone who bought a new wireless adapter for his HP laptop's PCMCIA slot. He disabled the internal card. PC still crashed with same message when in the presence of a new wireless router. I think this is happening more often than one might expect...
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