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Intel® Wi-Fi Products
Solutions to Wireless Errors Reported by Microsoft Online Crash Analysis (OCA)*

You may have been directed or linked to this Intel web page by Microsoft Online Crash Analysis (OCA)* after experiencing a STOP error message within the Windows* operating system. These errors may be referred to as a BSOD or blue screen error.

Your computer may be hanging, freezing, automatically rebooting, or displaying one of the following error messages:

    • Errors: "0xA", "0xD1" or "0x50" - Invalid Memory Reference.
    • Error: "0x9F" - Inconsistent or Invalid Power State.
    • Error: "0x7E" - System Thread Exception Not Handled.
    • Error: "0xC2" - Invalid Pool Request.
    • Error: "0xE4" - Worker Item Invalid.
    • Error: "0xDEADDEAD" - Manually Initiated Crash.
    • Error: "0xEA" - Hardware Hang.
    • Error: "0x8E" - Memory Access Violation.


If you are experiencing one of these errors, try each of the following suggestions listed below in order until your problem is resolved:

  • Obtain and install the latest wireless driver from your computer manufacturer.
    Intel recommends downloading and installing the latest wireless driver from your computer manufacturer. Intel provides generic versions of the Intel wireless drivers through the Intel website; however, your computer manufacturer may have altered the features, incorporated customizations, or made other changes to the driver to support your computer.

  • Obtain and install the latest generic version of the Intel® wireless driver.
    Your computer manufacturer may have altered the features, incorporated customizations, or made other changes to your adapter software. Please contact your computer manufacturer for the latest system specific updates and technical support information.

    Run the Intel® Driver Update Utility to verify you have the latest version. If you do not, the tool will automatically update your driver.

  • Additional troubleshooting:
    If the issue continues after updating the wireless driver, use the following questions to help isolate the issue:

    • Does the issue occur when running a particular type of software?
      If the issue always occurs when running a particular type of software, check with the software vendor for any available patches, fixes, special device settings, service packs, product updates or other such work-arounds.

    • When was the last time the system worked without errors? What changes were made since this time, such as driver updates, adding hardware, or installing software?
      Try removing the changes (uninstall recently added hardware or software or roll back drivers to the previous version) to resolve issues.


Not all operating systems listed below are supported by all Intel wireless products listed in the 'This applies to:' section. Intel recommends contacting your computer manufacturer for information on the operating systems supported by your computer model.

Related topics
Microsoft Online Crash Analysis (OCA)
Microsoft Bug Check Codes

Operating System:

Windows XP Professional x64 Edition*, Windows Vista Starter, 32-bit*, Windows Vista Home Basic, 32-bit*, Windows Vista Home Premium, 32-bit*, Windows Vista Business, 32-bit*, Windows Vista Enterprise, 32-bit*, Windows Vista Ultimate, 32-bit*, Windows Vista Home Basic, 64-bit*, Windows Vista Home Premium, 64-bit*, Windows Vista Business, 64-bit*, Windows Vista Enterprise, 64-bit*, Windows Vista Ultimate, 64-bit*, Windows XP Starter Edition*, Windows XP 64-bit Edition*, Windows XP Professional*, Windows XP Home Edition*, Windows XP Tablet PC Edition*, Windows XP Media Center Edition*

This applies to:

Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N + WiMAX 6250
Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6200
Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6205
Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6205 For Desktop
Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6230
Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6235
Intel® Centrino® Ultimate-N 6300
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N + WiMAX 6150
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 100
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 1000
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 1030
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 105
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 130
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 2200
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 2200 For Desktop
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 2230
Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160
Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260
Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 for Desktop
Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7260
Intel® PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection
Intel® PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Network Connection
Intel® PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection
Intel® WiFi Link 1000
Intel® WiFi Link 5300 and Intel® WiFi Link 5100 products
Intel® WiMAX/WiFi Link 5350 and Intel® WiMAX/WiFi Link 5150 products
Intel® Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN
Intel® Wireless-N 7260

Solution ID: CS-030396
Last Modified: 22-Oct-2015
Date Created: 07-Apr-2009
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