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DRIVER IRQL NOT LESS OR EQUAL Problem

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DRIVER IRQL NOT LESS OR EQUL Problem
I have been getting an increased number of "Blue Screen of Deaths". I will be working and all of a sudden it pops up. There doesn't seem to by any pattern. A few programs open usually for web development; Flash, Dreameaver, Photoshop, ect. So far it only seems to pop up when things are open. I can't duplicate the problem, it's random. A dump file is created when this happens and they are dated:
4/6/07
4/11/07
5/7/07
5/23/07
5/29/07
5/30/07

I have ran the microsoft RAM test but to no avail.

This is what my dump file looks like.

Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger  Version 6.6.0007.5
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.


Loading Dump File [C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\Mini053007-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: *** Invalid ***
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* Symbol loading may be unreliable without a symbol search path.           *
* Use .symfix to have the debugger choose a symbol path.                   *
* After setting your symbol path, use .reload to refresh symbol locations. *
****************************************************************************
Executable search path is:
*********************************************************************
* Symbols can not be loaded because symbol path is not initialized. *
*                                                                   *
* The Symbol Path can be set by:                                    *
*   using the _NT_SYMBOL_PATH environment variable.                 *
*   using the -y <symbol_path> argument when starting the debugger. *
*   using .sympath and .sympath+                                    *
*********************************************************************
Unable to load image \WINDOWS\system32\ntoskrnl.exe, Win32 error 2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for ntoskrnl.exe
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for ntoskrnl.exe
Windows XP Kernel Version 2600 (Service Pack 2) MP (2 procs) Free x86 compatible
Product: WinNt
Kernel base = 0x804d7000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0x805624a0
Debug session time: Wed May 30 12:01:54.531 2007 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 3:18:03.262
*********************************************************************
* Symbols can not be loaded because symbol path is not initialized. *
*                                                                   *
* The Symbol Path can be set by:                                    *
*   using the _NT_SYMBOL_PATH environment variable.                 *
*   using the -y <symbol_path> argument when starting the debugger. *
*   using .sympath and .sympath+                                    *
*********************************************************************
Unable to load image \WINDOWS\system32\ntoskrnl.exe, Win32 error 2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for ntoskrnl.exe
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for ntoskrnl.exe
Loading Kernel Symbols
...................................................................................................................................
Loading User Symbols
Loading unloaded module list
...............
ERROR: FindPlugIns 8007007b
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*                                                                             *
*                        Bugcheck Analysis                                    *
*                                                                             *
*******************************************************************************

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck D1, {4, 2, 0, 880393dc}

***** Kernel symbols are WRONG. Please fix symbols to do analysis.

***** Kernel symbols are WRONG. Please fix symbols to do analysis.

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for mssmbios.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for mssmbios.sys
Probably caused by : ntoskrnl.exe ( nt+9aac )

Followup: MachineOwner
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I need to figure out this problem. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

I'm using Windows XP Pro
2 gigs of ram/4 512s
Multiple HDs
To my knowledge everything is up to date.

If you need more information please let me know.
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