Confirmed by me too. Did an driver update of my Dell Wireless network card to the current version 18.104.22.168.
An Dell XPS 8100 i7 64-bit Win-7 user.
Works fine(Right now)
I have the same set-up as Loucetius (as you can see from my signature), but I already HAD that very same driver version installed at the time this all happened.
So, while some sort of Network Service/Network Adapter Driver problem seems to be logical, that explanation does NOT explain it or work for me.
That is annoying so you had the latest and still were having bsods that implies another issue again. Getting like the mcsvhost isue that had 10 causes.
Of course as you are using another brand product you cannot check if issue is still there with current version. Probably is.
Will mention this in our call at least it helped 2 so far.
Yes, and you deserve some sort of medal for sticking with this.
As I said a day or so ago -- if McAfee will cough up the cash for me to purchase a duplicate system identical to mine, to beta test and experiment with, I'm all for it.
Short of that, I really don't expect McAfee can really help me, since I cannot possibly invest any more time/effort/expense/lost productivity to repeat the insanity again and again.
OTOH Someone really ought to gather up & merge all the related/identical/similar threads here -- there are so many I've lost track of following all of them -- and try to resolve this for some of the other folks.
(Though I suspect most of them have likewise moved on, as well....)
On the ACER I first reported I decided to check the drivers for the wireless card as several have suggested and indeed after an update of the driver and an update of McAfee the problem as of this morning appears to be resolved. Certainly the BSOD is not occurring on startup and we can login to the machine ok.
I don’t have a windows 7 notebook. I have a windows vista 32bit desktop.
I have uploaded (as requested by McAfee) both my post-BSOD logs and my hardware/software info with two posts:
However I do have a wireless PCI adapter (NETGEAR WPN311 RangeMax Wireless PCI Adapter) which uses an Atheros driver.
After reading this post
I checked on my driver and I had the Atheros 22.214.171.1244 adapter.
Using the driver update feature of Vista told me that I already had the most recent driver.
However as the post suggested I looked for an updated driver and more specifically for the WLAN Atheros driver Version 126.96.36.199. I found a driver here
Installing it increased the version number from 188.8.131.524 to 184.108.40.2066. Since the version of the driver changed I thought I try to re-install McAfee to see what happens.
Reinstalling McAfee ended up with a BSOD again. I had to restore my system again. And now I have to reinstall the free antivirus software I had before installing McAfee again.
Because all this is very time consuming it would be terrific if someone can point me to the exact Atheros driver that I should install to satisfy McAfee. If you do I’ll give it another try.
My configuration is:
Windows vista 32bit desktop system.
NETGEAR WPN311 RANGEMAX PCI ADAPTER
What I did notice is that the whole Mcafee front end has changed following this install, so it was way more than a .dat file upgrade . My wifes ACER is running 32bit vista. We have restarted several times this morning and both logged in and just to repeat at this time no issues.
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