IRQL NOT LESS OR EQUAL Tags: New Build Components Windows XP Systems Last response: May 3, 2010 2:18 AM in Systems Share late0n1 May 3, 2010 1:13:21 AM I'm trying to install winxp on a new mb and other new components. It gets partly thru the install of win xp then the irq1 message pops up , the system stops the installof xp More about : irql equal | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove proxicide May 3, 2010 2:18:05 AM I had this problem mine was caused of ESD Electric Static Discharge (a mouse had gotten into my pc through a unused pci expansion slots in a old Antec Case he was able to push it through with his nose and fried the hardware) | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>IRQL NOT LESS OR EQUAL> Related ressources: ForumA8N32-SLI Deluxe IRQL_NOT_GREATER_OR_EQUAL ForumStrangle Situation many problems details inside! ForumHelp badly needed with freezing ForumNEW to OC the I7 3770k ForumRe-occuring crashing problem ForumPC hangs while playing a certain game ForumBooting/Freezing Issue ForumPC Instability - app crashes and multiple BSoDs ForumNew RAM: Memory bus speed exceeds Chipset speed ForumNew System fails and windows won't boot! Forum9600 gt lousy performance ForumPartition Based XP Installation Problem ForumTips on OCing Q6600 on an Asus P5Q-Pro to 3.6 GHz ForumBSOD problem ForumVista Keeps Crashing ForumNorthbridge voltage for stability ForumFirst Gaming PC- Help Wanted :) ForumBSODs and Weird Not Posting Forum[Solved] Not enough 3pin slots for Chasis fans? Forum[Solved] Build or Buy a Gaming Desktop? $1000 or less if possible? More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !