How to Resolve iaStorA.sys Blue Screen Error in Windows Computers

When you open your computer, you can often encounter a blue screen of death error, as you may encounter CMUSBDAC.SYS error, iaStorA.sys BSOD error and so on.

In this article, we will talk about iaStorA.sys BSOD error. When an iaStorA.sys error occurs, it is often accompanied by the error code driver_irql_not_less_or_equal or KMODE_EXECECEPTION_NOT_HANDLED.

What are the reasons for iaStorA.sys blue screen error?

What causes blue screen error 0x000000EA?

Possible causes of the problem may be problems with Intel RST drivers, corruption in system files or registry, or in the system image, infection of your computer with malware or viruses, outdated Windows, and other Windows problems.

You can solve the problem by following our instructions. Let’s take a look at the solution.

How to repair iaStorA.sys blue screen error message?


Reinstall the IRST driver

  1. Press Windows + Q together and type Device Manager. Then click the Open button.
  2. Double-click the IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers to expand the list (see picture).
  3. Right-click on the device driver (for example, a standard SATA AHCI controller) and choose Uninstall Device from the context menu.
  4. Uncheck the Uninstall driver software for this device and click the Uninstall button.
  5. If there are several devices in the IDE ATA/ATAPI Controllers category, repeat the procedure for all of them.
  6. Finally, reboot your Windows 10 computer.

Remove conflicting third-party applications

  1. Press Windows + I together to open settings.
  2. Select Apps from the pre-installed tiles.
  3. Under Apps & Features in the right pane, select the conflicting third-party app and click Uninstall to remove it.
  4. After uninstalling all the problematic apps, restart your computer.

Restore Windows 10

How do I fix Windows application error 0xc0000906?

  1. Press the Windows + Q keys simultaneously, type System Restore Point and press Enter.
  2. Go to the System Protection tab and click the System Restore button, as shown in the picture.
  3. On the System Restore window, click Next ->.
  4. Select a restore point and click Search for affected programs to locate the corrupted files on your Windows system.
  5. Then click the Next -> button.
  6. Finally, click Finish to begin the recovery.
  7. Restart your computer after recovery.

Close all background services and refresh Windows

  1. Press the Windows + R keys simultaneously to launch the Run dialog box.
  2. Type MSConfig and click OK to open the System Configuration window.
  3. Click the Services tab and select the Hide all Microsoft services checkbox.
  4. Then click Disable All and click Apply -> OK to save your changes.
  5. Press the Windows key and type Windows Update Options, then click Open.
  6. Click Check for updates.
  7. Click Install Now to download the available updates. Then restart your computer.

Frequently Asked Questions

This specific error code indicates that there has been a breach in the iaStorA.sys file, which is part of Intel Rapid Storage Technology (RST). It usually indicates that a kernel-mode driver attempted to access removable memory with too high an IRQL process.

  1. On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key and R at the same time, then type Devmgmt. MSC in the box and press Enter.
  2. Double click on the IDE ATA/ATAPI. Then right-click on ANY ITEM underneath it and select Remove Device.
  3. Reboot your computer and see if the iaStorA.sys problem has been resolved.

Possible causes of the problem could be problems with Intel RST drivers, corrupted system files or registry or system image, infected computers with malware or virus, outdated Windows, and other Windows problems.