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error: driver_irql_not_less_or_equal_e22w8x64.sys

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Novel Adventurer

Confirming the exact same problem on MSI GT70 laptop.

BSOD DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL (e22w8x64.sys) on attempt to install latest Skype as of 29-Jan-2013.


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Novel Tourist
Same problem here, with MSI GT60 Laptop.
BSOD DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL (e22w8x64.sys) with ethernet. If I'm wireless no problems. After some research it seems that there's a conflict with Killer Network Driver and the new Skype version.
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Super Aviator



You can disable the Killer NIC service in Windows Services and delete the Bigfoot folder from the Startup directory then run Skype application.

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Novel Tourist

One solution that works for me:


Go to Qualcomm Atherors Network Manager.


Left hand click on Applications tab


From the list scroll down to Skype.


Change Application priority to 3 = normal.


Restart skype. Solved.

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