Ndis.sys blue screen in Windows 10, 8.1 and Windows 7: How to solve it
If you find an error (blue screen) DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL, code 0x000000d1 and indication of a failed ndis.sys module while working, the problem is most likely a network obstacle. NDIS is the interface specification for the network driver and ndis.sys is the interface driver for the operating system network.
In this instruction: Alternatives to fix 0x000000d1 ndis.sys error in Windows 10, 8.1 o Windows 7 y borrar la pantalla azul DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL ndis.sys. About the same error with other controller files in a separate statement: Cómo reparar el error DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL 0x000000d1.
Fix ndis.sys error 0x000000d1
The most common causes of blue screen (BSoD) DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL ndis.sys are incorrect drivers for the network card or third-party software that influence its operation, in particular, may be a third-party antivirus. The next list shows alternatives to fix the problem, from the simplest to the most complex:
- If you have system restore points for the date before the error occurs, try to use them, see Windows Restore Points 10 (the same for older versions of the operating system).
- Look in Device Manager, open the properties of the network card you are using and check if the button “Reverse” in the tab “Controller” It is active. If so, try to use it.
- If the problem appeared after installing a new version of Windows 10 (after upgrade “great”) and had a third-party antivirus on your computer, try uninstalling it completely (better use antivirus developer removal utility), make sure to restart your computer and see if the error reappears. Opposite case, you can reinstall the antivirus and the blue screen should not reappear. Antivirus failures after updating Windows components 10 they are quite common.
- In case you have installed VPN / Proxy and other anonymization software on your computer, try disabling or uninstalling them and see if that fixes the problem.
- Restart your computer in safe mode (See How to Enter Safe Mode in Windows 10), open Device Manager and remove network adapters. After, in Device Manager, on the menu, select “Action”. – “Update hardware configuration” and wait for the drivers to be reinstalled. Restart your computer as usual.
- If the problem has appeared after a clean installation of the system on the computer and the subsequent installation of the drivers (especially with the help of various driver packages), don't be lazy and download the driver for the network card or Wi-Fi. adapter. -Fi from the official motherboard web portal (if you have a PC) or the laptop manufacturer, exactly for your model. And then install it manually, even if the device manager reports that the driver does not need to be updated, and the official web portal driver only for the older version of the operating system.
- If you have Windows 10 installed on your computer and worked without errors before, try to do an automatic reset of network settings.
- If you have recently installed virtual machines (as VirtualBox) and their corresponding virtual network adapters, this can cause the ndis.sys error, try removing the virtual network adapter.
As usual, one of the above methods will remove the blue screen caused by ndis.sys, but not always.
In case the above methods don't help, try other approaches, that rarely help.
Additional error correction methods
Good, to end, the last method, if nothing helps to fix the problem and it is not hardware and it is not caused by power problems, static electricity or damaged cables, there is a reinstallation or reset of Windows.