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Q: Half sleep state? Wierd state that won't start...

I am finding that occasionally my Windows 10 Pro pc will seem to be aleep, that is, screen blank, no response to keyboard or mouse, or power button. But the fans are going. To get it going I must hold the power button down until it completely shuts it off, and I can then restart it.

Any ideas what the heck is going on?

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Hi everybody,
This is first time asking a question, hope I'll do good. I use Win7 (and others) with sleep/wake-up  from long time now, as main method of start/stop. 
Recently, I managed to connect a Win7 desktop to network by cable, just to be able to wake it up using RDP and work on it from other PC-s. All fine, but...
After closing RDP (by disconnect) and  wait (30 min) to enter in sleep mode (supposed to be S3) everything goes well till it should stop power-which it don't (like in S1). In BIOS power options I choose "S3 only" (not "auto, not "S1
only"). Moreover, the red led (HDD) goes on and stay on this state indefinitely. Same result if you log-off from RDP and manually put it on sleep locally from log-in screen
WITHOUT logging in.
The Problem:
Next, the computer don't wake up (do nothing) by start button, neither by RDP ("computer not present" or so), nor even by reset button!!. The only way to (re)start it is by power down (4 sec on start button) or cutting down the power.
I'm for 30 years in computing, I never saw that hard reset won't work because of software. 
Other computers with Win7 used before never have this problem - they normally enter in sleep S3/resume- even after multiple RDP sessions and going to sleep states between them.
I have just tested another scenario: after closing RDP, put manually in sleep mode
AFTER login in my account - that works normally. So RDP put computer in a state impro... Read more

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I've tried briefly looking for my problem, couldn't find much so thought I'd post here and ask you guys. Picked up an X1E back during the November sale. Ever since I've had it, it does this weird sleep mode thing where it seems like it'll be asleep but the Thinkpad Red LED on the lid won't be pulsating. This will happen whether I manually put it into sleep or set it to sleep after 30 minutes.  In this state, the only way to wake it up is by pressing the power button. Keyboard (external and onboard) and mouse (external and touchpad) will not wake the device.  If I put it to sleep, it does sleep properly (pulsating red LED and all) for the first little while and will wake up with button inputs. I haven't timed how long it takes for it to get into this weird sleep state. Any ideas? Is this the hybrid sleep in advanced options in the power options? Or is this something else?

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Dear great helper people,

Have you ever seen this? I put my computer to sleep and then sometime along the way it will crash and then shuts itself down. Only when I restart it do I find out there was a crash. But now its been doing it so often that I need help. It seems to always crash if its been sitting in sleep mode for several hours. Maybe its crashing as I put it to sleep? who knows...

I've attached my perfmon and Windows_NT6_BSOD_jcgriff2 dump.

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 32-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
(windows 7 was purchased and installed, computer originally had XP installed)
- Full Retail
- computer is from 2006
- windows 7 was installed 2009


A:BSOD when its in sleep state. is that even possible?

Quote: Originally Posted by robins6876

Dear great helper people,

Have you ever seen this? I put my computer to sleep and then sometime along the way it will crash and then shuts itself down. Only when I restart it do I find out there was a crash. But now its been doing it so often that I need help. It seems to always crash if its been sitting in sleep mode for several hours. Maybe its crashing as I put it to sleep? who knows...

I've attached my perfmon and Windows_NT6_BSOD_jcgriff2 dump.

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 32-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
(windows 7 was purchased and installed, computer originally had XP installed)
- Full Retail
- computer is from 2006
- windows 7 was installed 2009


Hi Rich and welcome
Two issues

1-dirvers from as far back as 2005.

mdmxsdk.sys 6/19/2006 5:26:59 PM 0xa65cd000 0xa65d0180 0x00003180 0x449716a3
xaudio.sys 11/28/2006 8:44:50 PM 0xac0f5000 0xac0fd000 0x00008000 0x456cd802
HSX_CNXT.sys 12/22/2006 3:48:52 PM 0x8290a000 0x829be000 0x000b4000 0x458c36a4
HSXHWAZL.sys 12/22/2006 3:49:02 PM 0x82733000 0x82770000 0x0003d000 0x458c36ae
HSX_DPV.sys 12/22/2006 3:50:21 PM 0x82807000 0x8290a000 0x00103000 0x458c36fd
SWNC5E01.sys 1/12/2007 5:... Read more

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I have a laptop in which Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 is installed.
Full system starts take a long time, so I prefer shutting down my laptop into sleep mode.

The problem is, when I try to turn my laptop off into the sleep mode by either the power button, from the start menu, or by a third party application, it sometimes go into S1 sleep state and sometimes go into S3 state (system power states). This has been happening for a year and I couldn't find out what causes the system to go in which state. It just randomly goes into one of these states.

And I should mention this strange symptom: When it once goes into S1 state, it always persistently go into S1 state until I once make the system shut down or hibernate. Using the power button or start menu item make no difference. If the system is fresh restarted or woken up from hibernation, it always go into S3 successfully for at least once. So, when this "being stuck in S1" happens I usually make it go into hibernation once to solve it.

The system BIOS has no power option to choose a stand-by power state.

I want my system to always go into S3 state when I try to put it into sleep.
How do I make this happen and solve this problem?

A:Laptop sometimes sleep into S1 and sometimes into S3 state


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On a Toshiba satelite laptop with Windows 7 installed each time the computer is "put" into a sleep or hiberate state the screen freezes after several minutes upon coming out of this state. however if the laptop goes to sleep on it's own due to inactivity it can be woken up without an issue. Any thoughts?

A:Windows 7 sleep state

Please provide the information in this post: http://www.techsupportforum.com/f217...ns-452654.html

Although this isn't a BSOD issue, the information from the reports will give us a start at troubleshooting this.

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I use to have my computer set up to enter a kind of sleep when I hit the power button (physical) or the sleep button on my keyboard. The computer would only be turned back on with a physical push to the power button (mouse and keyboard had no affect). Computer would load right back up to the screen it was shut down at, no BIOS or Win splash screen.

Anyone know what I'm talking about and how to re-enable it?

A:Sleep-like computer state

Just hit start
the little arrow by shutdown

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This is my system:

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3570K CPU @ 3.40GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 58 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8076 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 7700 Series, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 122606 MB, Free - 17025 MB; D: Total - 317440 MB, Free - 17648 MB; E: Total - 36734 MB, Free - 2619 MB;
Motherboard: ASRock, Z77 Performance
Antivirus: None
Recently my computer is very slow in waking up from sleep mode. On pressing a keyboard key, the computer seems to try to POST, then restart, POST again and then slooowly load and restore previous data. This might take about 30 seconds to a minute. Previously, waking up from sleep mode would take just 2 or 3 seconds with no POST nor restart.

There have been no changes to hardware and no changes to BIOS prior to the issue of slow waking up. Although some programs have been installed and some uninstalled, the programs were not related to power management so they shouldn't have affected the sleep states.

Sleep mode by default was set by Windows to occur after 30 minutes of computer inactivity.

There are NO user adjustable power management options in the BIOS. It appears that the sleep mode operates fully automatically in BIOS.

My system starts, restarts, and shuts down with no issues at all! Waking from sleep state seems to be the only issue.

Why the sudden very slow start/reboot wa... Read more

A:Slow Waking Up From Sleep State

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My first homebuilt PC is often given to BSOD after I switch KVM and back, or when left for long idle periods. I disabled sleep, but turn off display after 20 minutes. Overnight, it frequently crashes and restarts itself. I suspect it may be a hardware issue as drivers appear to be up to date.

Crash report attached -- appreciate any insight you have.

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Has happened over and over when I put it to sleep, every time I come back to my machine it is powered off completely

A:BSOD during sleep state 0x0000009f

Hello Staric and welcome to Sevenforums.

Things we need
A nfo file

To get this: Start Menu -> Type msinfo32 into the Search programs and files box -> When it opens, go to File, Save -> Save as msinfo32.nfo and save in a place you will remember -> Let it finish the process of gathering and saving the system info -> Right click the .nfo file, click send to compressed (zipped) folder -> Upload the .zip file here.

BSOD Analyse

Since your dump files are pointing to different kernel-based Windows 7 files, I'd suggest you to run the command SFC /scannow

We usually ask people to do this command to check if Windows is corrupted. It's the most common used one to check if the Windows files are corrupted. If it'll find errors, it'll restore them.

If you're having a custom customization layer on your Aero, it's likely to get restored to default.
Press Start | search 'cmd' | Right-click it
| open as Admin | type SFC /SCANNOW

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker


sbwtis.sys Tue Jan 17 09:06:18 2012 (4F152BFA)
Driver Reference Table (DRT)

Make sure that you don't run Sunbelt Firewall along with another Antivirus that has a firewall already. Also you have a large amount of 3rd party drivers, instead of diagnosing those first, run a Memtest86+.

mcdbus.sys Tue Feb 24 11:34:07 2009 (49A3CD1F)
GEARAspiWDM.sys Mon May 18 14:17:04 2009 (4A1151C... Read more

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Fresh install of Windows 10 Pro x64 has an issue waking from sleep. Moving mouse/pressing keyboard wakes the computer, and once desktop displays, the mouse and keyboard does not function and ethernet has red X. Mouse is wireless (USB transceiver) and switching USB ports will get the mouse and keyboard working again, but drives are missing. (I have 4 and 2 don't show in device manager) Rebooting fixes everything, but this issue only happens when waking from sleep. I have gone through device manager and selected not to allow devices to sleep in power management. Also in control panel I have disabled any power management option to put anything to sleep. Additionally, I have disabled any BIOS setting that would prevent devices from powering up, and fast boot is disabled. Mobo is Gigabyte z170x Gaming G1 with all the latest chipset drivers. I also ensured all hardware drivers are updated. I've tried different mice including wired USB with same result. waking from sleep will consistently disable mouse, keyboard and ethernet forcing me to reboot. Can anyone suggest a fix for this, or advise something I haven't tried? thanks for reading.

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As the title says recently my computer is not getting into sleep state although i've set it at 30 minutes.
Tried a lot of stuff like energy-report from power cfg:
Errors System Availability Requests:System Required Request
The device or driver has made a request to prevent the system from automatically entering sleep.
Driver Name

Though i cannot find which device is causing it.
Already checked all devices in device manager but didn't find anything related.

PS:computer is going to sleep if i click it , just refuses to go automatically.
Any help would be much appreciated.

A:Computer not entering sleep state.

Hi there. You're not alone with this issue. Many have not been able to figure it out. This is one of the longest, if not the longest thread on this forum. A problem with many variables. You're probably better off reading the last 3 or 4 pages to understand.

Windows 8.1 refuses to sleep

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Is it possible to change the default sleep state to S3 ? So everytime i sleep command is sent to the computer, it would enter advanced S3 sleep instead of just the normal sleep state.

The reason i want to do that is because i bought a MCE remote (Rosewill RHRC-11002). It has a sleep button and i want to use it to make my HTPC enter S3 Sleep mode...

A:Change default sleep state to S3

This might help a little: S3.

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In addition, it often says it can't start the screen saver before it goes to sleep (probably not related, but who knows... thought I'd mention it). I keep forgetting to write down which error it displays, if it happens before it's resolved, I'll make sure to do so.
Any help is greatly appreciated. I sort of panic bought this PC a while ago out of necessity. I fear it's been a waste of money, though it has gotten me through thus far.

A:BSOD when returning from sleep state

Hi please use this and uninstall the nvidia gcard drivers: Drivers - Clean Left over Files after Uninstalling
Once your done, use this link to install the correct and updated drivers. : NVIDIA Driver Downloads - Automatically Detect NVIDIA Products

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Recently My HP Pavillion a6455 which is running windows 7 Ultimate has acting rather strabgely and more so annoyingly.

If I put my computer into sleep mode before i go to bed I often wake in the middle of the night to find the computer on and not the screen, I have tried hiiing CTRL-ALT_DEL and nothing happens,tried windows key and also tried ALT-TAB to get out of what it is doing but nothing happens.
Even if it does not awake itself in the night when i come to use it the next day i still have the same problem and the only way out is to power down my machine with the power button and when it boots up it says Windows is being resumed rather than being started and when this happens it takes at least 5-9 mins before i can actually do anything much with it and I also cannot connect to my network either, the only way I have found to get out of this is by resetting the computer yet again from the start menu and this loads up fine in the normal time and everything works ok.

So Far I have ran scans with SuperAntiSPyware, MBAM amd also AVG Free - MBAM found a few bits but managed to clear them ok.

I have also done double full scans with all of them.

I hope someone out there can help me with this very annoying problem.
Thanks is Advance


A:Sleep State Acting Strangely

If I put my computer into sleep mode before i go to bed I often wake in the middle of the night to find the computer onHello and Welcome -First can you tell us why you only put the computer into sleep mode, and do not turn it off at night ?? This is much safer -It is not an infection problem, but may be changed by the settings linked below -Also do you know if there is an Antivirus scan set for early AM (maybe 2.00 AM ), as many do have default scans set for about this timeNow please read this link below to HP 6400 series Stand by / Sleep problems and fixes -http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SupportTaskIndex.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&taskId=110&prodSeriesId=3677047&prodTypeId=12454&supportTaskId=22393 Thank You -

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Everytime my PC awakes from a Sleep state, I have to relog in the Network Security Key.

Afterwards, it takes like a long time to reestablish an Internet Connection.

And, YES, I do have it set to SAVE the Security key.

What do I have to do to keep the Security Key to stay put ?

A:Have to Log in Security Key after waking up from Sleep State...

Its probable Windows 7 saved a profile for your network with the wrong settings. First try to delete the current profile by going to: Control Panel -> Network and Internet -> Network and Sharing Center. There click on the 'Manage wireless networks' link, select your network and click on Remove.

Then, scan for networks and enter your key. Again set it to save the key.

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Hi all,

My windows media centre machine is causing me a few problems. I can send it to sleep but when it wakes the screen stays black and after a few minutes a get a BSOD with DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE as the error. I have tried unplugging all usb and external devices but the fault continues. I have also updated my bios to the latest version.

I am uploading my dump file now to onedrive

Machine is

ASrock 870 Extreme 3 R2
Amd x6 1090t
8GB 1600 Ram
3 Sata hard drives
1 SSD Ocz solid.

Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks

A:BSOD When resuming from s3 sleep state


Memory Dump

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Hi everybody!

I'm new here and please excuse me in advance if I post a message the wrong way.

A friend of mine has an almost new desktop PC on which he has installed Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1.
From time to time he gets the BSOD after waking the machine from sleep state or the machine only restarts (while waking up) and the message appears the the system was not cleanly shut down. A few times in the middle of working (web browsing, using word processor...) the computer also get BSOD and restarted itself. The machine was never overclocked.

The system is fully updated and we have tried to change some of the configuration parameters of Power options. Most exactly we have changed the setting "Allow hybrid sleep" from ON to OFF but we haven't noticed any improvements.

We have updated the BIOS of MB to the last version, but we have no luck.
We have also run some other test for hardware testing:
-memtest 86+ for RAM: run over night about 10 times with no errors
-HD test with DataLife Diagnostics from WD: no errors
-run checkdisk (chkdsk): no errors
-run Stress test with prime95: the TEMP increased from about 30 0C to over 72 0C in about 5 minutes - then we have stopped the test because we were afraid to overheat the CPU. Even though the system was stable. Maybe this is the cause of our problem?

Moreover I have cloned the system partition, formatted the partition and done a fresh install of Windows 8.1 Pro (first installed win 8 and then upgraded to 8.1 Update 1). No o... Read more

A:BSOD after waking up the machine from sleep state

Hi ommbeu.

Test your RAM modules for possible errors.
How to Test and Diagnose RAM Issues with Memtest86+
Run memtest for at least 8 passes, preferably overnight.

If it start showing errors/red lines, stop testing. A single error is enough to determine that something is going bad there.

If it does not show any error, enable Driver Verifier to monitor the drivers.
Driver Verifier - Enable and Disable
Run Driver Verifier for 24 hours or the occurrence of the next crash, whichever is earlier.

Why Driver Verifier:
It puts a stress on the drivers, ans so it makes the unstable drivers crash. Hopefully the driver that crashes is recorded in the memory dump.

How Can we know that DV is enabled:
It will make the system bit of slow, laggy.

Before enabling DV, make it sure that you have earlier System restore points made in your computer. You can check it easily by using CCleaner looking at Tools > System Restore.

If there is no points, make a System Restore Point manually before enabling DV.


If you fail to get on the Desktop because of DV, Boot into Advanced Boot Options > Safe mode. Disable DV there. Now boot normally again, and try following the instruction of enabling DV again.
If you cannot boot in Safe mode too, do a System Restore to a point you made earlier.

Let us know the results, with the subsequent crash dumps, if any.
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For stability and security reasons I can't use the standby sleep S3, S4 or hybrid states for this PC. I need to try if S1 would solve the problems but I don't know how to change/switch to S1 sleep state.

PC does support S1 from the reports below and in bios there is nothing in regards to S1, S3, closest things would be C1, C2 etc which are enabled.

Fresh install of Windows 7 Ultimate x64 and the latest drivers:
Intel 2500K
Asus P8Z68-V Pro
16GB ram
AMD 6950x2
sound card
"powercfg energy" energy-report.html:

S1 Sleep Supported true
S2 Sleep Supported false
S3 Sleep Supported true
S4 Sleep Supported true
"powercfg a":

C:\Users\user>powercfg a
The following sleep states are available on this system: Standby ( S1 S3 ) Hiber
nate Hybrid Sleep
The following sleep states are not available on this system:
Standby (S2)
The system firmware does not support this standby state.

A:How do I change Windows 7 sleep state settings(S3 to S1)?

Hello and welcome to the forum

I've seen this issue before and I don't know if there is a way to change the default Windows sleep state from S3 to S1.
I've never had a MB with the newer UEFI bios.
Also, never had one that enabled S1 and S3 without the option to choose one or the other.

I also would like to know if anyone has found an solution for this... registry tweek, etc.
I use Sleep and Hibernate all the time, and it's great when it works correctly.

I'm glad I don't have a MB/BIOS like this, and it just adds a requirement for me when choosing a new MB / Build.
From what I know Windows doesn't support changing the default state, and this BIOS doesn't allow selecting one for this MB...

Is there a newer BIOS for your MB?
Maybe ask Asus about this, and refer them to this thread if that would help ?

You should be able to disable Hybrid Sleep in Windows Power Options / Advanced settings.
You should also be able to disable Hibernate (S4) in Windows with an elevated CMD powercfg.exe -h off
Hibernate - Enable or Disable

This won't solve your S1/S3 issue, but something you can try.
You could also try gathering a Sleep trace and see if one of the experts in the "Crashes and Debugging" sub-forum can help.
Gathering a Startup, Shutdown, Sleep, Hibernate, or Reboot Trace

Personally I don't like S1 sleep, and prefer using S4 hibernate (or turn the PC off) if S3 sleep doesn't work.
With S1 the fans run, more noise, more power used...

hope this helps,

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This is kind of hard to explain, but lately about half the time I wake my computer from sleep,
it's in a very malfunctioned state.

I enter my password on the lock screen and my desktop comes up.
I can move the cursor around, but I can't click on anything... at all.
Things don't even highlight when I put the cursor over them.

I can use my keyboard to get to the Task Manager and go to the Processes tab,
but there are NO processes listed (not even the System Idle Process).

When this happens, I am unable to restart or shut down the computer normally,
so I have to hold the power button on my laptop to force it to power off.

I think this started happening after a Windows Update a few weeks ago.
(I don't do automatic updates; I just manually update Windows every few months or so.)

I hate updating Windows; it seems every time I do, it creates problems.
This is why I don't do it often, and sometimes consider not doing it at all...
Anyway, has anyone else experienced this or know how to fix it, or at least know how I can diagnose the issue?
(OS: Windows 7 Home SP1 64-bit)

A:Computer sometimes in malfunctioned state when woken from sleep

Several others have had other problems in the past few days afer their computers updated. Have you tried a system restore to a date earlier than the last update? Don't update with IE 11 and see if that makes a difference.

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Hi everyone,

I am hoping someone can help me. Whenever my laptop is in a sleep state and I accidently press any key on the keyboard, it automatically wakes the computer and I dont want this to happen. I simply just want the power button to wake the laptop.

I have tried disabling every item within the device manager that has the option, 'Allow this device to wake the computer' but still it is happening.

Thanks a lot

A:Disable Keyboard from waking laptop from sleep state

Hello Swifty,

You might see if OPTION TWO in the tutorial below may be able to help with this. It will let you see what devices are able to wake the computer, and how to prevent them from doing so. It may help with the keyboard.

Devices - Allow or Prevent to Wake Up Computer

Hope this helps,

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With Windows XP Pro, I could waken the computer by initiating a Remote Desktop Connection to it. After installing Windows 8 Pro on same hardware, Remote Desktop works fine when the computer is awake but is unable to wake the computer from a sleep state.
I have tried all combinations of Power Management settings under NIC Properties and confirmed that wake on pattern match and wake on magic packet are enabled. Under advanced power management, disabling hibernation and/or turning off hybrid sleep make no difference. With the default Microsoft/Broadcom NIC driver for Windows 8, whenever the computer sleeps, it always powers off the NIC - and once the NIC has been powered off it is unable to wake the computer on receipt of traffic.
Hardware is HP DC5700 SFF core 2 duo. NIC is Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet. BIOS power management settings are configured to support wake up on LAN.

A:Unable to wake from Sleep state with Remote Desktop

I resolved this issue myself. Following is a summary of what I did:
1. From the command prompt enter netsh interface ipv4 show interfaces . This will list all available network interfaces. Note the index (labeled Idx ) of the target network adapter. Now enter
netsh interface ipv4 set interface [index] forcearpndwolpattern=enabled to force the network adapter to wake on Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) and Neighbor Solicitation (NS) messages. If the command is successful, OK is returned.
2. Under the Driver tab of NIC Properties, click Update Driver and manually force the installation of Broadcom driver version dated 2/23/2012.
3. Under the Power Management tab of NIC Properties, check the box for "Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power", check the box for "Allow this device to wake the computer" and uncheck the box for "Only allow a magic packet to wake the computer". Click OK.
4. Reboot and then check Power Management tab of NIC Properties and confirm that the settings applied in step 3 above are persistent.
The above assumes the operating system is Windows 8 Pro, the network adaptor is a Broadcom Netxtreme Gigabit adaptor and that all other settings required for Remote Desktop to function have already been correctly applied.
After completing the above steps, when the computer sleeps there will be one green led and one amber led on the NIC versus both green when the computer is awake. The computer will now waken ... Read more

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I've been getting persistent BSOD's when attempting to wake up my computer (Lenovo Twist u230) from sleep. I am also sporadically getting Kernal Data Inpage Error BSOD while using my computer.

My machine is Windows 8, installed from factory with a recent refresh done. SFC /SCANNOW and DISM both come up clean. All of my hardware diagnostics are also clean.


A:Driver Power State Failure on wake from sleep

Which hardware diagnostics have you done?

Please run Driver Verifier according to these instructions: Driver Verifier Settings

Just a guess at this point, but try removing Diskeeper to see if that helps.
If not that, then try removing the Citrix software to see if it helps.

The following is for informational purposes only.

**************************Fri Oct 11 09:56:37.534 2013 (UTC - 4:00)**************************
Loading Dump File [C:\Users\John\SysnativeBSODApps\101113-15578-01.dmp]
Windows 8 Kernel Version 9200 MP (4 procs) Free x64
Built by: 9200.16628.amd64fre.win8_gdr.130531-1504
System Uptime:0 days 20:21:57.335
Probably caused by :Unknown_Image ( ANALYSIS_INCONCLUSIVE )
BugCheck 9F, {3, fffffa80036b7890, fffff800c68d07f0, fffffa800de92610}
Arg1: 0000000000000003, A device object has been blocking an Irp for too long a time
Arg2: fffffa80036b7890, Physical Device Object of the stack
Arg3: fffff800c68d07f0, nt!TRIAGE_9F_POWER on Win7, otherwise the Functional Device Object of the stack
Arg4: fffffa800de92610, The blocked IRP
CPUID: "Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3317U CPU @ 1.70GHz"
MaxSpeed: 1700
CurrentSpeed: 1696
BIOS Version GDETA1WW (1.61 )
BIOS Release Date 09/14/2013
Manufacturer LENOVO... Read more

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Been having issues with sleep mode with my build for months but in the past couple weeks it has gotten worse. When the computer goes into sleep, there's about a 50 percent chance it will wake up when I move the mouse. The other times I have to hard restart. In the past week it is now BSODing and giving me the attached dump reports. I'm pretty sure it's a driver issue but I can't narrow it down any more than that. Interested to hear what the experts think.


Hi slash196.

Update the driver to TP-LINK 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Adapter from Download - Welcome to TP-LINK, by matching with your device number.

Install Service pack 1 and all other windows updates. Otherwise the system will remain vulnerable to threats.

OS Name Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate
Version 6.1.7600 Build 7600
Learn how to install Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
Service Pack and Update Center - Microsoft Windows

Also, if possible, update the BIOS to Version 1501 from ASUSTeK Computer Inc. -Support- Drivers and Download M4A88TD-M/USB3

Let us know the results.

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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 9F, {3, fffffa8006a9e060, fffff80000b9c518, fffffa800a2fb920}

Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp

Followup: MachineOwner
Dispatch routines:
[00] IRP_MJ_CREATE fffff880016e7c30 ndis!ndisCreateIrpHandler
[01] IRP_MJ_CREATE_NAMED_PIPE fffff8800177e490 ndis!ndisDummyIrp... Read more

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I've started getting driver power state failures BSODs after my computer goes to sleep.

These started in the last couple of weeks. It's happened twice today already. When I first noticed these occurring, I used System Restore to undo my last installs, but it didn't help.

I'd greatly appreciate any help fixing this.

A:BSOD after going to sleep, driver power state failure


Your Realtek RTL8168D/8111D Family PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet NIC is causing BSoD
Update to latest drivers

>[ 16, 2] 0 e1 fffffa8005c3a050 00000000 fffff800032d5200-fffffa8007049c50 Success Error Cancel pending
Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\Rt64win7.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for Rt64win7.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for Rt64win7.sys
\Driver\RTL8167 nt!PopSystemIrpCompletion
Args: 00014400 00000000 00000004 00000002
[ 0, 0] 0 0 00000000 00000000 00000000-fffffa8007049c50

Args: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
0: kd> lmvm Rt64win7
start end module name
fffff880`06d15000 fffff880`06d7f000 Rt64win7 T (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: Rt64win7.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\Rt64win7.sys
Image name: Rt64win7.sys
Timestamp: Wed Jan 26 19:34:03 2011 (4D4022CB)
CheckSum: 0006AFBB
ImageSize: 0006A000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
Source | Driver Reference Table

Also Take memtest. Run for 8 passes and test each stick in a know good slot for an additional 6 passes.

→ RAM - Test with Memtest86+
→ Guide to using Memtest86+ - Geeks to Go Forums

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I am new here and totally desperate. I narrowed down the problem to the fact that USB flash drives and WiFi dongles (these devices have been tested sofar) prevent the pc to enter sleep state (energy saving).
When I detach the dongle or the drive sleep state immediately works fine, with the dongle/drive attached the screen turns black but all fans keep on working (psu, cpu, etc).
What makes the whole thing even "funnier" is that after boot and automatic connection to the router I can access sleep mode without problems. It works fine and I can repeat that numerous times UNTIL I open my internet browser or check my emails in my email client. At that point sleep mode does not work anymore - or lets say - works as described above. I have to restart the pc again to be able to enter proper sleep mode until I actively start using the internet again.
I changed all energy saving options imaginable, played with powercfg readouts, edit registry regarding IPv6, etc etc.

Drivers are up to date, BIOS is updated, BIOS settings are optimized defaults, I tried all USB ports, asmedia driven, intel driven, USB2.0, USB 3.0, I even tried another dongle from Ralink - same situation. As mentioned, same happens with flash drives.

Any ideas?

Edit: all necessary Specs can be found in my system specs

A:Wifi Dongle prevents Sleep State in Win7

Look at the power management tab of the usb device properties, there is a box that says,... Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power.

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My Toshiba laptop gives the above BSOD screen 9 out of 10 times when going to sleep. I have installed the latest Win 8 video drivers but that was no help.

I have attached a couple of the minidump files.

A:Driver, power, state, failure when laptop goes to sleep.


Bit of a messy machine there. First thing is first. Update or uninstall your sptd.sys. The installer/uninstaller does either:

DuplexSecure - Downloads


Update Synaptics Touchpad driver:

SynTP SynTP.sys Mon Aug 17 14:35:16 2009


Update J-Micron Storage driver:

jmcr jmcr.sys Mon Jul 20 07:39:02 2009



Update from the manufacturer:

tosrfec tosrfec.sys Mon Jun 01 02:58:53 2009
tosrfcom tosrfcom.sys Tue Jul 28 06:18:20 2009
tosporte tosporte.sys Tue Jun 16 06:48:47 2009
Thpevm Thpevm.SYS Mon Jun 29 04:15:37 2009
thpdrv thpdrv.sys Sun Jun 28 22:02:56 2009


Uninstall ESET. Windows 8 already has excellent a/v protection as a service.

epfw epfw.sys Tue Jun 28 03:30:10 2011
eamonm eamonm.sys Tue Aug 02 05:33:29 2011


Uninstall ancient Acronis:

tifsfilt tifsfilt.sys Wed Aug 29 08:37:29 2007
timntr timntr.sys Wed Aug 29 08:38:23 2007


Update from manufacturer:

pgeffect pgeffect.sys Mon Jun 22 05:00:11 2009


Visit Intel to let it scan to update storage drivers:

iaStor iaStor.sys Thu Jun 04 21:53:40 2009


Update Realtek HD Audio:

RTKVHD64 RTKVHD64.sys Tue Jul 28 09:00:05 2009


Others needing update:

tdcmdpst tdcmdpst.sys Thu Jul 30 04:39:35 2009
TVALZ_O TVALZ_O.SYS Mon Jul ... Read more

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I am experiencing an issue with my laptop where I can't allow it to enter sleep mode or else it will restart/appear to have restarted the next time I wake it up. At first I thought it might be a power options issue, but I made sure that the computer was set to sleep and not restart when I close the lid. I've checked the bluescreen viewer and the cause of the restart seems to come from a driver power state failure coming from ntoskrnl.exe+1fcc1e, hal.dll+6a37, and storport.sys+33f0.

I've already run sfc/scannow to check for damaged files and I was also able to replace them using a DISM command, so now scanning the computer doesn't run into any errors, but this driver error still persists.

Sidenote: The driver errors mainly started after I reinstalled Kaspersky onto my computer to fix some issues that I had with it. Before that I was getting a couple of kernel data inpage errors, the latest of which occurred June 1.

A:Driver Power State Failure in sleep mode

Hi M15 and welcome to the forums ^_^,

I am in the process of analyzing your dump files further. Below has been provided analysis of your dump files for Informative purposes.

**************************Fri Jun 6 04:50:12.040 2014 (UTC + 5:30)**************************Probably caused by : storport.sys ( storport!RaSendIrpSynchronous+70 )

BugCheck 9F, {4, 12c, ffffe0017919e880, ffffd00049969950}




FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: 0x9F_4_storport!RaSendIrpSynchronous

MaxSpeed: 1800

CurrentSpeed: 1796

BIOS Version V2.20

BIOS Release Date 02/18/2013

Manufacturer Acer

Product Name Aspire M5-481PT

**************************Fri Jun 6 01:42:48.219 2014 (UTC + 5:30)**************************
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for iaStorA.sys

*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for iaStorA.sys

Probably caused by : iaStorA.sys

BugCheck 9F, {3, ffffe000d7f8e060, ffffd000ca5e9930, ffffe000da3955c0}





MaxSpeed: 1800

CurrentSpeed: 1796

BIOS Ver... Read more

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I got an BSOD from sleep mode. Was off to go outside the summer heat today and when I came back... BSOD..

However the system managed to dump two files for me on BSOD.

Take a look and thanks for the help you give me :)



Please take a look at the following thread and perform all of the requested steps.

Once you have all the requested reports please attach back here.


One dump is really not sufficient to determine the cause. The reports will also provide other info to help diagnose the issue.

The dump provided indicates a problem with the Realtek Network driver please try updating or re-installing this driver.


I would also suggest that you fully update Windows including the Windows 7 Service Pack.

Windows 7 Kernel Version 7600 MP (4 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Built by: 7600.16617.amd64fre.win7_gdr.100618-1621
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0xfffff800`03268000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0xfffff800`034a5e50
Debug session time: Fri May 10 12:00:54.715 2013 (UTC - 4:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 8:41:33.010
Loading Kernel Symbols
Loading User Symbols
Loading unloaded module list
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *... Read more

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Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 9f
BCP1: 0000000000000003
BCP3: FFFFF80000B9C518
BCP4: FFFFFA800ED33010
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 768_1

Files that help describe the problem:

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Yeah, i get this whenever my computer goes idle and into sleep mode, and when i shut down. Any way to fix???

minidump -- http://www.megaupload.com/?d=J07IWJQ0

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I'm having a BSOD problem. After walking computer from sleep mode, within 1-2 minutes it will get a BSOD with the "driver power state failure" error and restart, but interestingly I never get the error the moment I wake up the computer. I'm using a Lenovo IdeaPad Y510P with Windows 8.1 64-bit. I already tried uninstalling the Intel HD 4000 driver, restarting computer, and installing the one on Lenovo's site (as this was suggested on the Lenovo forum as a common fix) but it didn't help. The problem only started occurring after one of the following:
- Updating Malwarebytes to latest last week
- Installing a Windows update last week (there were 3 installed components, 1 of them was an Intel HD 4000 driver update, forgot what the other 2 were)
- Updating GeForce Experience and latest NVIDIA Graphics Driver (337.88), it included NVIDIA PhysX System Software 9.13.1220
Here is a log created by WinDbg tool: 'BSOD dump' | TextUploader.com
Here is a log created by BluescreenView:
Dump File : 060514-96281-01.dmp
Crash Time : 6/5/2014 7:23:39 PM
Bug Check Code : 0x0000009f
Parameter 1 : 00000000`00000003
Parameter 2 : ffffe001`218f88e0
Parameter 3 : ffffd000`bff2b930
Parameter 4 : ffffe001`2561d1c0
Caused By Driver : ntoskrnl.exe
Caused By Address : ntoskrnl.exe+153fa0
File Description :
Product Name :
Company :
File Version :
Processor : x64
Crash Address : ntoskrnl.exe+153f... Read more

A:Driver power state failure after resuming from sleep mode

Hi Lan1 and welcome to the forums ^_^,

I have analyzed your Dump file and below has been provided an analysis of your dump file for informative purposes :-

2: kd> !analyze -v*******************************************************************************
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
A driver has failed to complete a power IRP within a specific time.
Arg1: 0000000000000003, A device object has been blocking an Irp for too long a time
Arg2: ffffe00135b5c060, Physical Device Object of the stack
Arg3: ffffd000c3df9930, nt!TRIAGE_9F_POWER on Win7 and higher, otherwise the Functional Device Object of the stack
Arg4: ffffe0013217d880, The blocked IRP
Debugging Details:

DRIVER_OBJECT: ffffe00135b70c30
IMAGE_NAME: usbccgp.sys
MODULE_NAME: usbccgp
FAULTING_MODULE: fffff80157d82000 usbccgp
ANALYSIS_VERSION: 6.3.9600.16384 (debuggers(dbg).130821-1623) amd64fre
ffffd000`c3df98f8 fffff801`31803c1e : 00... Read more

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Thank you all in advance for any help you can provide. I am new to this forum and I just do not know where else to turn or at least point me to the correct forums to post.

I just got my new Windows 7 Home Edition Premium 64 bit Lenovo T420 and I cannot enjoy it for the following reason. Under power options, I created a custom balanced profile and set my Processory Power Managment settings to

-100% for Maximum processor state on battery and plugged in.... and

-5% for Minimum processor state on battery and plugged in.

Everytime i put my computer to sleep, hibernate, restart, shutdown, etc the maximum processor state always resets to 5% on on both plugged in/battery,

This means I cannot enjoy my new PC at full 100% processor state ever. Is there a startup program that affects this? I am running NVidia 4200 and Intel chips.

I have troublkeshooted every setting on both to still get the same result.

Is anyone aware of have any input onto this?

Thank you so much in advance. I am really desparate. Lenovo support has not experienced this problem prior when I called prioirty support.


A:Serious Power Option reset of Maximum Processor State every sleep/hib

Have you updated the BIOS on that machine to the latest version available (if it hasn't been already)? I remember issues with their thinkpad line last year where resume from sleep would cause the CPU to throttle itself and not come back from throttle, even under A/C power, until a cold power down and reboot (and thus the IBM tools would set OS values incorrectly at times). A BIOS update mid to late last year fixed this problem, so make sure your BIOS is the latest if you can, and it should be very recent too.

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Hello, all. Every now and again my laptop BSOD's when I leave it on sleep mode over night. Today the laptop lit up and started running while it was closed and I opened it to see the Driver_State_Power_Failure error message. Attached are the files gained from the SF Diagnostics Tool. Any help is greatly appreciated.

A:BSOD During Sleep Mode - Driver State Power Failure

Hello fran.

It appears that Avast is causing the BSODs there.

avast! Self Protection Driver

fffff880`02677de8 fffff880`068e2940Unable to load image \SystemRoot\System32\Drivers\aswSP.SYS, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for aswSP.SYS
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for aswSP.SYS
Description here: Driver Reference Table - aswSP.SYS

avast! Virtualization Driver

fffff880`02677d68 fffff880`066d32ccUnable to load image \SystemRoot\System32\Drivers\aswSnx.SYS, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for aswSnx.SYS
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for aswSnx.SYS
Description here: Driver Reference Table - aswSnx.SYS

Uninstall Avast using Avast Uninstall Utility. Use Microsoft Security Essentials as your antivirus with windows inbuilt firewall, and free MBAM as the on demand scanner.
Download, install and update those, and then run full system scans with both of them, one by one.

Using more than one antivirus program is not a good practice. It will make your system unstable in turn. Uninstall McAfee Using McAfee Removal Tool.

Daemon Tools, Alcohol 120% and Power Archiver Pro uses SCSI Pass Through Direct (SPTD), which is a well known BSOD causer. Uninstall Daemon Tools at first. Then download SPTD standalone installer from Disk-Tools.com, and execute the downloaded file as guided below :
Double click to open it... Read more

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Dear Sir/Madam,

I've been having this issue since updating to Windows 8.1. I will wake my computer from it's sleep and a few minutes later I get the BSOD. In one notable event early on, I got two in a row after the computer restarted from the previous BSOD.

I fiddled with my power settings (I was trying to avoid my computer actually shutting down during sleep/hibernation) a few months ago and after that I didn't have any BSOD events that I recall until this past week. When they do happen, they tend to happen in rapid succession, as you can see from the dates on the collected data I've attached (I see there's a .txt file with all my computer's information for you reference) - I've had one every day for the past three days.

I've read through many of these threads and tried several of the solutions. I am running verifier.exe since the BSOD has started up again since from what I can understand from reading the .dmp file and this forum that the message I'm getting about ntoskrnl.exe is misleading (?).

Please take a look at the dumps and other information collected from the DM Log Collector Tool and let me know if you can help me solve this problem.

Thank You.

A:BSOD Waking from Sleep (power state driver failure)

Hi, pnutbudder,

I've been having a similar problem since a few weeks ago. I suspect this is due to a recent Windows or driver update, since both of us had the same problem at the same time. I'm going to take a look at your dump files in a few hours, but in the meantime, could you tell me

1. whether you have Evernote or any Blizzard games installed
2. whether you've installed any new programs recently,
3. what graphics drivers you have installed,
4 what music or audio programs you have installed (eg, music players, movie editors, music studios and recording programs, game streaming programs)?

EDIT: Okay, I took a look at your dump files, and they point to a bad interaction between the "usbccgp.sys" and the "ksthunk.sys" driver. These are the same drivers that are misbehaving on my system, too (Lenovo Y510P). As far as I can tell, the only device that uses ksthunk.sys is the Lenovo EasyCam. Try this fix:

1. Download the "Broadwell" version of the camera driver on this page: http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/prod...loads/DS101169 . We're going to replace your current camera driver with Lenovo's original camera driver.
2. Open "Device Manager" by right-clicking on the lower left corner of the screen.
3. Double-click "Imaging Devices" to open it.
4. Right-click "Lenovo EasyCamera" and click "Disable". You should see a small downward-pointing arrow appear next to the picture.
5. Right-click "Lenovo EasyCam... Read more

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New build i7 asrock motherboard W8 Pro. when waking from sleep everytime I get driver_power_state_failure BSOD.
Looking for some help on where to start. Updated the bios and everything else works great.

Thanks for any advice

Attachment 14584

A:BSOD Driver Power State Failure when waking from sleep

You have 3 hard drives - what is the make/model/wattage and age of your Power Supply?

We've seen a number of BSOD issues with SSD's. Here's the information that I've compiled so far:

There's not a whole bunch available to test SSD's. The "easiest" test is to remove the SSD, install a platter-based hard drive, install Windows and test for stability that way.

Here's some suggestions:
- Update the SSD's firmware to the latest available version (VERY IMPORTANT!!!)
- Update the motherboard controllers drivers to the latest available version from the controller manufacturer (NOT the mobo manufacturer unless you can't find any on the controller manufacturer's website)
- Slow the memory (RAM) down to the next slower speed (I've only seen one person who claimed that this worked for them).
- Use any manufacturer's utilities that you may have. If you don't have any, then try this free one (I haven't used it myself): Crystal Dew World
- Update chipset and storage controller drivers to the latest available from the manufacturer of the device (not the manufacturer of the motherboard). Be sure to update ALL controllers on the motherboard!
....NOTE: Recently (Nov 2011) we had BSOD issues with the Marvell 91xx controller and an SSD. You may have to switch controllers also.
- Replace the SSD with a platter based hard drive and see if that stops the BSOD's. If it does, then it's likely that there's a problem with the SSD OR an incompatibility with you... Read more

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I have tried to test this issue my self by trying to read trough the DMP file and Event Viewer. (haven't done this before, so i think i have possibly overlooked something)
The computer model is: HP ProBook 430 G2
The things i have tried is uninstalling and updating the drivers.
Using another OS Disk (It worked fine when doing this)
Starting in safe mode (This also worked fine)
Checked advanced power settings (Was nothing wrong there from what i could see)

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I am using lenovo G580-20150.
I know this problem have been opened a tread but the problem i dont' think it's same so i woud like to ask for some solution after listening to my problem.
I have been user of windows 8 and 8.1 for quite some time.
everything works fine for me for the windows that i currently using , windows 8.1.
including i can put in sleep and wake it as usual.
but ! since past few days i notice that my computer getting weird when i enter sleep mode (for example closing the lid)
it crash... it bsod.

And it occur since the day after i installed somekind of VPN software and wiFI sharing that my friend gave me.
After that day, i can't put my computer into sleep. whenever i do that it keep crash.

at first , i thought lenovo energy management that cause the prob
so i uninstalled... it still makes no different , still i can't put my computer to sleep.
after that i uninstalled the vpn and wifi sharing software, it still makes no different.
But i am very sure that the vpn and wifi sharing software cause the problem.

Because before this everything works fine until that two software comes to my computer. I really need someone that able to analysis the dmp file. TQ

I willing to learn and contribute if i were given the opportunity . tq

A:Driver Power State Failure after enter sleep mode

Hi Eric & Welcome to the forums ^_^,

I have analysed your dump files and below has been provided an analysis of the same for informative purposes :-

0: kd> !irp ffffe00175b29e10
Irp is active with 3 stacks 2 is current (= 0xffffe00175b29f28)
No Mdl: No System Buffer: Thread 00000000: Irp stack trace.
cmd flg cl Device File Completion-Context
[ 0, 0] 0 0 00000000 00000000 00000000-00000000
Args: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
>[ 16, 2] 0 e1 ffffe00177cc0050 00000000 fffff8025f7952d8-ffffe00173c59d60 Success Error Cancel pending
\Driver\tunnel nt!PopRequestCompletion
Args: 00015600 00000001 00000004 00000003
[ 0, 0] 0 0 00000000 00000000 00000000-ffffe00173c59d60
Args: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000

Now, as we can see from the Dump file analysis, "tunnel.sys" has been blamed which is the Microsoft's Tunneling Driver but since it is a component of Windows, chance of it being the culprit is extremely low. This means your guess that the BSOD are caused by the VPN Software.

On checking the Drivers, I found the SoftEther VPN installed on your system. Please uninstall it from the system and see if the system still BSOD's or not.

Let me know how it goes ^_^.

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Laptop Sony Vaio Model VPCCW1Z4E
OS Windows 7 Home Premium Service pack 1
Processor Intel Core DUO P7450.
Norton 360 V5.2.1.3, security software

Laptop starts up and can shuts down with out any problem.
If try to hibernation or standby, it take long time accessing disc then crashes. The problem only started when upgraded to service pack 1.

All drivers have been update using driver dating utility by WinZip.

Dump files & system health check report is attached.

Will appreciate any help or suggestion in resolving this issue.

Thank you.

A:Power State Driver Failure on putting PC to Sleep or Hibernation

Two issues

1-Virtally all of these were sysRelated to NETwNv64.sys Wireless WiFi Link Driver from Intel Corporation causing pci.sys to crash. I would re-install with newest driver available.
2-Your Symantec. I would remove and replace with Microsoft Security Essentials.

Symantec is a frequent cause of BSOD's. I would remove and replace it with Microsoft Security Essentials AT LEAST TO TEST

Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows

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Every time I try to put put my laptop to sleep, hibernate, restart it or shutdown, it stalls for about 10 minutes before giving me a Driver Power State Failure.

Having installed "WhoCrashed" and "Windbg", I was able to determine it was related to "ntkrnlmp.exe", "ndis.sys", "raspppoe.sys" and a vpn driver at one point or another. I "believe" I managed to uninstall the offending vpn driver but of course still overall have the same issue.

This appeared to occur while trying to do a windows update last week but I can't be sure. I presume, there is a out of date or corrupt driver but just can't seem to determine which one.

Many thanks in advance,


A:Driver Power State Failure on Sleep, Hibernate, Restart or Shutdown

Please remove / disable items from the startup in taskmanager
These programs could interfere with the boot process giving you trouble and increase the boot time.
Daemon tools, Alcohol 120% and Power Archiver Pro uses SCSI Pass Through Direct (SPTD), which is a well known cause for BSOD's.
Please remove Daemon Tools and run the SPTD pass through remover.

Uninstall Daemon ToolsDownload the SPTD standalone installer and follow these steps:
Double click the executable to open itClick on the button shown below

If the button is grayed out, like in the image, there is no more SPTD installation on your system, and you can close the window

Programs that claim to update your drivers install either the wrong or corrupted drivers.
If you have installed any driver with Driver Booster 3, please remove them as it may cause trouble.
ONLY install the drivers from your manufacturer!

Please remove your VPN software.

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for tap0901.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for tap0901.sys

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Here's my example:
I have a laptop running Windows 7, I have disabled Hibernation mode.
I put the laptop into sleep mode, and during that time the battery drains completely.
What happens with the save state information that was stored in RAM memory?
I have read on a blog that Windows will automatically switch to Hibernation mode and save it to a local HiberSys.fil, but will that still happen if Hibernation mode has been disabled?
And is the process the same for Windows 10?
Thanks in advance for any information you guys can offer on this situation.

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I'm using a Lenovo Y50 running Windows 8.1. This issue has been happening every now and then for the past week or so. I noticed it occurs briefly after waking the computer from sleep mode. I can get to the desktop but about a minute after waking, the laptop will freeze up and give me a blue screen saying it was a DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE. I'm assuming this error has to do with some driver, but I don't know how to figure out which driver is the one causing the issue. I looked in Device Manager and can't find any yellow exclamation marks pointing out issues.

Here's a link to the most recent dmp file:

Thank you in advance to anyone who can help me out with this!

A:BSoD - Driver Power State Failure after waking from sleep mode.

For the time being and for troubleshooting, please uninstall Trend Micro and just
utilize Windows Defender. Trend Micro can be reinstalled once the problem is isolated.

What is all plugged in via USB?
Did this started happening after installing/updating Razor Synapse?

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I am experiencing a BSOD (DRIVER POWER STATE FAILURE) error with my ACER notebook.
It always come up after I put the computer in sleep mode.

After dozen of search and websites, I found this forum.

I hope you will be able to help me.

Please find below the informations about my OS
- Windows 7 Home Premium Edition
- x64
- age of the system : 3 years old. The hard drive has been replaced 1 year ago.
- age of OS installation : 2 days old (reinstalled from the recovery disk)

I have also attached the System Health Report AND the BSOD Dump & System File Collection report.

Let me know if you need something else... and Thank already !

A:BSOD after sleep mode, 0x0000009f (DRIVER POWER STATE FAILURE)

Please install any Windows Updates you have not yet installed. I notice you do not have Service Pack 1 installed yet.Update to Service Pack 1 (SP1)Download Details - Microsoft Download Center - System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7 (KB947821) [August 2011]

Download Details - Microsoft Download Center - System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB947821) [August 2011]

Steps to follow before you install Windows 7 Service Pack 1 from the Microsoft Download Center

Service Pack 1 Download site

Crashes indicate USB device issues.Start with USB Driver - General Fix for Problems to resolve the USB issues. Also, USB ports can sometimes enter a safe power state to protect the system from power surges due to USB devices. To reset the USB ports to a nominal power state:
Shut down and turn off the computer.
Unplug the computer from the wall or surge protector (then remove the battery if it is a laptop).
"Remove the computer from any port replicator or docking station, disconnect
cables to printers or devices such as external monitors, USB memory sticks or SD cards, headset or external speakers, mouse or auxiliary keyboard, turn off WIFI and Bluetooth wireless devices." (Use Hard Reset to Resolve Hardware and Software Issues HP Pavilion dv5000 Notebook PC series - HP Customer Care (United States - English))
Hold down the power button for 30 seconds. This closes the circuit and ensures all
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I’ve been having troubles with my laptop powering on and off, as well as any time I attempt to use sleep/standby mode or hibernation. The machine is a Lenovo G500s running Windows 7 x64 Ultimate, Service Pack 1. In the mornings when I try to power it on, it usually takes multiple attempts before the computer will get past the splash screen, although all the lights on the front light up as though the machine was working. Now, once it does boot, it runs pretty much perfectly, but if I try to put the machine into standby mode, the computer will never actually reach that point – the light on the front indicating that the computer is on remains a solid color, whereas when it reaches sleep mode it is supposed to blink on and off instead. Further, the computer tells me “Windows was not shut down correctly” and gives me the options for Safe Mode, etc., when I boot it, but nothing ever appears in the Event Log to help me troubleshoot this problem.
On the bright side, I have a few crash dumps from my machine, which I have attempted to translate into a readable format using Windows Debugging Tools. I have attached these files to this post. They seem to indicate I have a driver issue, but I have already downloaded all of the most up-to-date drivers for my specific machine from the Lenovo website. (Or so I believe; I also included a driver list in this post's attachments, just in case.)
I am very frustrated by these difficulties. Any help, suggestions... Read more

A:Windows 7 power state issues (sleep mode, hibernation, shutdown)

right off you should try to do a driver update.  Or roll back depending on if the issue started after an update.
For a update of drivers go to Lenovo's website, and look for the drivers and updates.
Perform them in this order as needed.
all others. (unless Lenovo recommends other wise).  The most important are the chipset then BIOS.
Do a backup and recovery/ restore before you update your drivers.  After update use CCleaner (download it here) 
Download, launch and run the registry tab. 
After all are completed shutdown again and reboot.  Still have the issue?  Make sure to check in the control pannel under hardware for the power options, and turn off the sleep mode and see if hybernate works.  Then try it again with just sleep mode working. 
Also program like Itunes, any backup tools, and antivirus programs can cause your computer to run while it should be sleeping, and error when you wake it. Disable them,
in run type msconfig and hit ENTER
Click yes if a popup windows comes up that is UAC
Then in the first tab click on Selective Startup and uncheck Load Startup Items
Then go to Services Tab and click the box that says "Hide all Microsoft Services"
After that disable all that remain.
In the Startup tab all should be unchecked.
Click apply and OK.
When it asks for reboot allow it. 
Then is a Clean Run of of Windows.  Check to see if they error is still present.  If not, t... Read more

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I am getting a BSOD mostly when I turn the computer on from sleep mode during sleep wifi will be on and most probably 1 of the browsers would have been working.

Reinstalled Windows 7 on Oct 8 and downloaded some drivers from the net.

I have uploaded the SF diagnostic zip file

Any help would be greatly appreciated

A:BSOD after turning computer on from sleep DRIVER POWER STATE FAILURE

Welcome aboard. Is there any reason that you haven't installed service pack 1?

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Hello everybody,
Sorry if this question doesn't belong to this sub-forum.

I have Windows XP pro SP2 installed. For ease of use and security reason I want my PC to return to a particular state every times it is rebooted. By returning to a particular state, I mean only new files and folders will be kept. Softwares installed during the login season will be deleted.

Sorry I don't know how to call this in computer term.

Any reply would be appreciated.

A:Start XP with the same state

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