BSOD with Windows 8.1 on XenServer during idle

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I'm running Windows 8.1 x64 in a virtual environment on XenServer.
CE works good almost the whole time I am using my PC but often while it is idle for a few minutes I get a BSOD with the error message "Driver IRQL not less or equal (xen.sys)". So maybe it is a problem between the xen drivers and CE. This also happens sometimes if I start an installation/update of e.g. JAVA or when I started GIMP the first time (a bit random at what event the error occurs except during idle time).
After uninstalling CE these weird BSOD are gone and system works fine again.
If I then reinstall CE the errors are there again. I even changed antivirus with no success.

This problem probably touches nobody except me or maybe a handful
person as this is a very specific environment (but one that I use all the time), so you will probably have more important bugs to fix but I thought it
would be good to at least mention it. Maybe someone has an idea what the problem could be.
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Posted 5 years ago

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Thanks for mentioning it,

I'm a bit out of my depth to comment on the specifics of your issue, but I will pass it along to our Windows guys and see if they can get anything out of it.

Feedback and bug reporting is always useful