1 Re: DRIVER_IRQL Blue Screen in Microsoft Windows JoetjeF 5 12 Years Ago It usually means that the driver is buggy, in this case your Maxtor USB Driver. Try to download an update from their website or uninstall the driver, it's not really required to access your USB drive. The third parameter in the STOP line (0x00000000) shows you if the error occured during a read (0) or write (1). In your case it's a read. Read Topic Votes + Comments alc6379: VERY informative!