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BSOD Driver Power State Failure ntoskrnl.exe+153ca0

Q: BSOD Driver Power State Failure ntoskrnl.exe+153ca0

Hi!

I recently got a laptop from Scan.co.uk, it's a custom build using the Clevo kit.
I have been having intermittent BSOD's with a Driver Power State Failure message at random times, I can't see a discernible pattern.

It can happen whether on the desktop, chrome or gaming but generally on the desktop during minimal use.
I can play games for around 8 hours without issue but sometimes I'll get the error straight after booting up or whilst shutting down or just doing work in chrome.

I've seen people with similar issues in this forum and have tried to make sure all my drivers are up to date but I'm missing something somewhere

Any help offered would be greatly appreciated

Steps I've taken so far;

Avast Virus scan - No threatsEset online scan - No threatsAll windows Updates AppliedDism run
"Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /ScanHealth" - The component store is repairable. The operation completed successfully."Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /CheckHealth" - The component store is repairable. The operation completed successfully."Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth" - The restore operation completed successfully. The component store corruption was repaired. The operation completed successfully.

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Preferred Solution: BSOD Driver Power State Failure ntoskrnl.exe+153ca0

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: BSOD Driver Power State Failure ntoskrnl.exe+153ca0

Hi ApocalypseMeow & Welcome to the forums ^_^,

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

Code:
0: kd> !irp ffffe0011851f010
Irp is active with 6 stacks 4 is current (= 0xffffe0011851f1b8)
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
[ 0, 0] 0 0 00000000 00000000 00000000-00000000
Args: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
[ 0, 0] 0 0 00000000 00000000 00000000-00000000
Args: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
>[ 16, 2] 0 e1 ffffe001143e9880 00000000 fffff801f3aa2fc4-ffffd0002a3468f0 Success Error Cancel pending
\Driver\pci dxgkrnl!DpiFdoPowerCompletionRoutine
Args: 00000000 00000001 00000001 00000000
[ 16, 2] 0 e1 ffffe00117f61040 00000000 fffff800b4395fd8-ffffe0011a826f08 Success Error Cancel pending
Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\nvlddmkm.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for nvlddmkm.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for nvlddmkm.sys
\Driver\nvlddmkm nt!PopRequestCompletion
Args: 00000000 00000001 00000001 00000000
[ 0, 0] 0 0 00000000 00000000 00000000-ffffe0011a826f08
Args: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000


As we can see that the "nvlddmkm.sys" which is the NVIDIA Graphics Driver failed to perform a Power Completion Routine or in other words an Input/output Request Packet was blocked which caused the Bugcheck.

Code:
0: kd> lmvm nvlddmkm
start end module name
fffff801`f3ed9000 fffff801`f4bad000 nvlddmkm T (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: nvlddmkm.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\nvlddmkm.sys
Image name: nvlddmkm.sys
Timestamp: Sun Sep 14 01:29:50 2014 (5414A236)
CheckSum: 00C8E3A6
ImageSize: 00CD4000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4


Since you are using a laptop, I strongly suggest you to install the Graphics Drivers provided by the manufacturer. I have no idea where you would find drivers for a custom laptop . It would be great if you could point me towards the link ^_^.

So, before you install the older drivers, please remove your current set of Graphics Drivers using the Display Driver Uninstaller which can be downloaded from this **LINK**.

Once you are done removing the current set of drivers, please restart the system. After restarting the system, install the graphics drivers provided by the Manufacturer or from the Driver CD which you might have received with the system.
Let me know how it goes ^_^.

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Hello, my computer has crash 4 times within the past two hours. I believe it has something to do with the Elgato Game Capture HD software I installed on the computer, since it seemed to only happen when I was either using it, or trying to uninstall it. Currently, I've uninstalled it, and no BSOD so far. I have updated my drivers and performed any windows updates available. Please help.

Thanks in advance.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 121.6

Hello guys,
I tried resolving this issue by myself, but I can't figure it out. I'm getting BSOD on my new laptop. The laptop is brand new, I bought it about one month ago. It came with the default linux OS installed by the manufacturer, but I did a format and I installed Windows 7 Ultimate x64.
Machine specs:
Acer Aspire V3-771G 736b4G75Maii
CPU: Intel Core i7-3630QM 2.4GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3.4GHz
GPU: nVidia GeForce GT 640M 2GB DDR3 memory
RAM: 1x 4GB DDR3
HDD: 750 GB Toshiba

I got BSOD 3 times, every time I was browsing the internet using Mozilla Firefox. First couple of times I was on facebook checking some pictures and the 3rd time I was on forums looking for a solution to this problem. The BSOD happened when the laptop was on high performance settings, but i can't remember if it was plugged in or not.

As i said, the laptop is 1 month old, but it came with a broken speaker so it was sent to the service where they replaced the entire front cover. They said the reason is that the speakers are glued to the front cover so it was not possible to replace only the speakers. Before sending the laptop to the Acer service I did not experienced any BSOD and I used it for like 2-3 weeks, I even did some gaming on it.
The first BSOD occurred last week and the laptop wasn't used until yesterday when it happened again and the last BSOD happened just earlier today.

I will attach the prefmon.html and the folder with the files I got from the BSOD_Windows7_Vista_v2.64_jcgriff2_.ex... Read more

A:BSOD ntoskrnl.exe driver power state failure

I forgot to mention, from the last BSOD in event viewer i have the following events:
Event 6008
The previous system shutdown at 3:44:38 PM on ‎8/‎19/‎2013 was unexpected.

Event 1001
The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x0000009f (0x0000000000000003, 0xfffffa8005294a10, 0xfffff80000b9c3d8, 0xfffffa8004b9a570). A dump was saved in: C:\Windows\MEMORY.DMP. Report Id: 081913-17596-01.

Event 41
The system has rebooted without cleanly shutting down first. This error could be caused if the system stopped responding, crashed, or lost power unexpectedly.

Event 1101
Audit events have been dropped by the transport. 0

Event 10002
WLAN Extensibility Module has stopped.

Module Path: C:\Windows\system32\athihvs.dll
Event 4001
WLAN AutoConfig service has successfully stopped.
Event 37
The speed of processor 0 in group 0 is being limited by system firmware. The processor has been in this reduced performance state for 41 seconds since the last report.

this last event shows up 8 times, one for each core. The CPU has 4 physical cores, but with hyperthreading it has a total of 8.

I did a Driver Verifier according to the instructions posted here (http://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...ed-473665.html) and there was no BSOD.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 121.6

Hey, my desktop computer keeps freezing here and there. I have a bad feeling it happens when working with my data HDD (not a system one). Some applications freeze and some not, I can restart, but it gets stuck when "Turning off" .. after few mins I get BSOD.

I've tried to boot up with driver Verifier and it freezes right after login screen .. no BSOD (within 30 mins).

The only thing I know from minidump is that it causes ntoskrnl.exe

Would someone help me to identify my problem?

Thanks in advance.

A:BSOD Driver Power State Failure ntoskrnl.exe

Welcome aboard.

Code:
fffff880`0355b488 fffff880`010bb041Unable to load image \SystemRoot\System32\Drivers\sptd.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for sptd.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for sptd.sys
sptd+0x3f041
sptd.sys is the most well known causes of a crash in windows 7. There are some technical reason behind it is that much crash prone. It is a paer of Daemon tools, so better you uninstall Daemon Tools.

Also free up the startup.
Click on the Start button
Type ?msconfig (without quotes), click the resulting link. It will open the System Configuration window.
Select the ?Startup? tab.
Deselect all items other than the antivirus.
Apply > OK
Accept the restart.
Let us know the results.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 121.6

I'm getting (seemingly) random BSOD's, and according to bluescreenview it's caused by ntoskrnl.exe. Not really sure how to fix this, and what it means.

It's a relatively fresh install of windows, built PC

AMD phenom II X4
ECS a750GM-M V7.0 motherboard
G Skill memory (4 GB)
Windows 7 Pro x64
if any of that is relevant.
All windows updates are installed
All drivers are up to date

It says I'm not permitted to upload the .dmp files, so I'll post them on Mediafire, unless there's a way I can view them myself and post them.

Mediafire link to all four dump files: http://www.mediafire.com/?psykx435dqvuabq,8m3hdbhxsquktsg,mth615eme064b6k,m6n5nd3144355os

A:BSOD, driver power state failure, ntoskrnl.exe

Hi -This is a way to see the BSOD records and post them here -Download BlueScreenView:http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/blue_screen_view.htmlunzip downloaded file and double click on BlueScreenView.exe to run the program.when scanning is done, go to EDIT - Select AllGo to FILE - SAVE Selected Items, and save the report as BSOD.txtOpen BSOD.txt in Notepad, copy all of the content, and paste it into your next replyThank You -

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RELEVANCY SCORE 120.4

I've been experiencing this BSOD on and off for a while now, and after doing some research came across a forum post suggesting to do a memtest. I've only had time to run it for 3 passes and will try for the full 8 later in the week when I have more time.

I thought I would start a thread to make sure there are no other underlying issues that could be the cause of the BSOD. Attached are the SF Files. Thanks!

A:BSOD Driver Power State Failure 0x0000009f (ntoskrnl.exe)

Hi MSB117.

The dedicated GPU is totally out!!! Does a restart brings it back?

Yes, a stop 0x9F can do it, based on sleep/hibernation settings and it is often seen for Optimus Technology/Switchable graphics. It is not the first instance.

As the GPU is causing continuous issue over a time, I would suggest you to contract Dell/Alienware servicing center.

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Been having the occasional blue screen every few hours for the past week or two now, I've been trying to pinpoint exactly which drivers are causing the issue or if it's something more serious. It's a custom built machine and around 18 months old now, so it's not completely unlikely that some of my parts are starting to wear out. (Not overclocking)

Also, I had a hal.dll error associated with the Driver Power State Failure as well, it just didn't fit in the title.

If anyone can give me a hand with this it'd be much appreciated. I've attached the SF files as requested.

A:BSOD Driver Power State Failure ntoskrnl.exe, ntkrnlmp.exe

I"m sorry that I missed this post.
Please reply back if you still need help. I'll reply after work today (after 3pm Eastern time in the US).

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RELEVANCY SCORE 120.4

Hello,

I've been having bsod's for a while ever since I disabled the Automatic Restart. I'm going to say that I figure it might have something to do with my Toshiba external hdd but I hope I can get a fix for this. I've spent days researching online - I've tried to find if I had any drivers to update by going to my Device Manager but all "update driver" results I get are the same: they are up to date.

My zipped minidump files: http://sdrv.ms/YPs4lS
Win7 Home Premium x64
Dell Inspiron 580S
Intel Pentium G6950 2.80GHz
4GB of RAM
Service Pack 1

Most recent crash info:On Sun 2/24/2013 1:44:16 AM GMT your computer crashed
crash dump file: C:\Windows\Minidump\022313-16130-01.dmp
This was probably caused by the following module: ntoskrnl.exe (nt+0x75C40)
Bugcheck code: 0x9F (0x3, 0xFFFFFA80059EB060, 0xFFFFF80000B9C518, 0xFFFFFA80074604B0)
Error: DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE
file path: C:\Windows\system32\ntoskrnl.exe
product: Microsoft? Windows? Operating System
company: Microsoft Corporation
description: NT Kernel & System
Bug check description: This bug check indicates that the driver is in an inconsistent or invalid power state.
This appears to be a typical software driver bug and is not likely to be caused by a hardware problem.
The crash took place in the Windows kernel. Possibly this problem is caused by another driver that cannot be identified at this time.
Any help is greatly appreciated!

A:BSOD: Driver Power State Failure ntoskrnl.exe 0x9F

Hi and welcome to the forums.

Seems like a core Kernel level issue.

Things to do:

Run System File Checker to verify/repair the integrity of system files.
Full tutorial here: SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Uninstall COMODO Internet Security and replace it with Microsoft Security Essentials - Microsoft Windows
Update it and run a full scan.

Go to Start>Run
Type MSCONFIG and press Enter.
Click on Startup tab, now click on Disable All.
Click Apply and OK. Reboot the system.

In addition, run chkdsk /f to repair corrupt hard drive sectors.
Full tutorial here: Disk Check

If all of the above fails, as a test, I'd suggest you to Enable Driver Verifier to find out which driver/software is causing the BSOD. Once you enable it, expect some frequent BSODs. After 24 hrs, disable the Driver Verifier and re-upload the dump files for analysis.

Let us know if it works.

The below is for information purpose only:

BugCheck Analysis:


Code:
ADDITIONAL_DEBUG_TEXT:
You can run '.symfix; .reload' to try to fix the symbol path and load symbols.

MODULE_NAME: nt

FAULTING_MODULE: fffff80002e56000 nt

DEBUG_FLR_IMAGE_TIMESTAMP: 503f82be

DRVPOWERSTATE_SUBCODE: 3

DEVICE_OBJECT: fffffa8005bca060

CUSTOMER_CRASH_COUNT: 1

DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID: WIN7_DRIVER_FAULT

BUGCHECK_STR: 0x9F

CURRENT_IRQL: 0

LAST_CONTROL_TRANSFER: from fffff80002f3f6d2 to fffff80002ed4fc0

STACK_TEXT:
fffff800`00b9c4c8 fffff800... Read more

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RELEVANCY SCORE 120.4

Hello,

I've had 3 BSOD in the last few days, usually when my computer is asleep or when I am not actively using it. Malwarebytes anti-malware software indicates no issues, as does esot nod antivirus5.

Ran a free program (BlueScreenView v1.47 by nirsoft) which indicated a driver power state failure and/or a ntoskrnl.exe problem.

I do not know how to proceed, and would love some advice!

A:BSOD - driver power state failure or ntoskrnl.exe problem?

All of your crashes are caused by your Texas instruments USB 3.0 driver:


Code:
*******************************************************************************
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
*******************************************************************************

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 9F, {3, fffffa80140bfcd0, fffff80000b9c3d8, fffffa8011a2aac0}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for tihub3.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for tihub3.sys
Probably caused by : tihub3.sys

Followup: MachineOwner
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Driver Reference Table - tihub3.sys
Looking at the driver we can see it is rather old:

Code:
kd> lmvm tihub3
start end module name
fffff880`053d7000 fffff880`053fb000 tihub3 T (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: tihub3.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\tihub3.sys
Image name: tihub3.sys
Timestamp: Wed Nov 23 00:50:16 2011 (4ECC8998)
CheckSum: 00021577
ImageSize: 00024000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
Please update your driver from here: Analog, Embedded Processing, Semiconductor Company, Texas Instruments - TI.com

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RELEVANCY SCORE 120.4

Hello,

This morning when i woke up when i switched my pc's monitor i got those beloved letters.My computer was on idle,probably it fell asleep.The settings on power options were on Balanced mode.Pc is on stock clocks.No overclock made.
Heres the minidump file.
Notice: this happened a couple of days once i updated lots of windows updates.

A:BSOD - Driver power state failure - ntoskrnl.exe+75bc0

Welcome to the Forum.

AVG is contributing to your BSOD. Please remove it for testing purpose. Use Microsoft Security Essentials.

Recommended from a strict BSOD perspective, compatibility & stability compared to other security software:

Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows

Malwarebytes - Free

Good and Free system security combination.

Reduce items at start-up: Startup Programs - Change

Perform a clean boot: Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup

Please update these older drivers. Links are included to assist in looking up the source of the drivers. If unable to find an update, please remove (un-install) the program responsible for that driver. DO NOT manually delete/rename the driver as it may make the system unbootable!:-

Rt64win7.sys Thu Feb 26 15:04:13 2009 (49A65B0D)
Realtek RTL8168D/8111D Family PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet NIC
Driver Reference Table - Rt64win7.sys

Perform a clean install of a driver following: How to Clean Left Over Driver Files with Driver Sweeper

Use Revo Uninstaller to uninstall stubborn software. Opt for Advance Mode while uninstalling which allows leftover registry removal:Download Revo Uninstaller Freeware - Free and Full Download - Uninstall software, remove programs, solve uninstall problems

Scan with Kaspersky TDSSKiller:Anti-rootkit utility TDSSKiller

ESET online scanner: Free Online Virus Scanner | ESET

Run a System file check (SFC): SFC /SCANNOW Com... Read more

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RELEVANCY SCORE 119.2

Hello All,

I believe the problem is the result of ntoskrnl.exe because WhoCrashed crash dump analysis says...

This was probably caused by the following module: ntoskrnl.exe (nt+0x75BC0)
Bugcheck code: 0x9F (0x3, 0xFFFFFA800A35EA10, 0xFFFFF80000B9C518, 0xFFFFFA8010D8CCA0)
Error: DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE

although occasionally it is....

This was probably caused by the following module: ntkrnlmp.exe (nt!KeBugCheckEx+0x0)
Bugcheck code: 0x9F (0x3, 0xFFFFFA800A35EA10, 0xFFFFF80000B9C518, 0xFFFFFA8010D8CCA0)
Error: DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE


? Win 7 Pro
? x64
? The original OS installed on the system was Win 7 Home
? The OS is a full retail version that I installed
? 5 year old Board and chip
? I have re-installed the OS (always a clean install from a wiped drive) several times. Current install is a little over 1 year old.

? Intel Core i7 860 @ 2.8GHz
? NVidia GeForece GTX 650 Ti Boost
? Dell Studio XPS 8100 Motherboard w/ Intel H57 Chipset
? Diablotek Pro Series 550w Power Supply

? Dell
? Studio XPS 8100

Desktop

I have expanded and replaced a number parts on the system since originally purchased. I currently have 3 SATA Drives and the DVD drive attached to the motherboard as well as an external drive attached to the external eSata port. 12GB RAM. My OS resides on its own SSD and all files are stored on other drives. I am not overclocking. The only security I am running is MS security essentials.

Let me know if there is any additiona... Read more

A:BSOD Regularly WhoCrashed says ntoskrnl.exe Driver Power State Failure

Hi

Can you update the driver to your Broadcom NetLink (TM) Gigabit Ethernet from Broadcom?
Let us know the result.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 119.2

Hi

XPS L502x : 2nd generation Intel Core i7-2720QM processor 2.20 GHz with Turbo Boost
2.0 up to 3.30 GH
8Gb Ram
Windows 7 64 bit

Have been having repeated BSODs lately. Used to get them about once or twice a week but its now a few times a day that it happens.

Have attached the zip file made by the download from this site and will paste the WhoCrashed Report below.

I have tried numerous fixes and nothing has worked...getting desperate.

Thanks in advance guys


System Information (local)
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

computer name: LAUCHLANMAC
windows version: Windows 7 Service Pack 1, 6.1, build: 7601
windows dir: C:\Windows
CPU: GenuineIntel Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2720QM CPU @ 2.20GHz Intel586, level: 6
8 logical processors, active mask: 255
RAM: 8499937280 total
VM: 2147352576, free: 1943908352



--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Crash Dump Analysis
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Crash dump directory: C:\Windows\Minidump

Crash dumps are enabled on your computer.


On Sun 3/4/2012 4:14:17 PM GMT your computer crashed
crash dump file: C:\Windows\Minidump\030412-14710-01.dmp
This was probably caused by the following module: ntoskrnl.exe (nt+0x7CC40)
Bugcheck code: 0x9F (0x3, 0xFFFFFA800D8BC4F0, 0xFFFFF80000B9C3D8, 0xFFFFFA800BDDA010)
Error: DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE
file path: C... Read more

A:Random BSOD : ntoskrnl.exe (nt+0x7CC40) Driver Power State Failure

These were Related to Mbm3DevMt.sys F3607gw Mobile Broadband Device Management Driver from MCCI Corporation.

I would re-install the newest driver available.
The same is true for wwanussf.sys F3607gw Mobile Broadband Module from Ericsson AB

Why 2 Broadband drivers?

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Hello and thanks for letting me post on this awesome forum!!!!

I am fixing a family members computer and it has stumped me. I have tried everything that I can find online related to my problem outside of reinstalling but I think it could be a hardware (power or memory) issue from what i read and a reinstall wouldnt fix it.

Driver_Power_State_Failure

I cannot trigger the BSoD of cue. Ive tried quite a bit, bringing it back from sleep, full load, no load, Skyrim, and different video cards.

I have been using Bluescreenviewer / myeventviewer to give me some incite but I couldn't find anything that would help my particular problem. So i present it to the people that know more then me, the online community. I followed the BSoD posting rules but let me know. Ill be checking back frequently.

Thanks again.

PS this computer is having raid issues. I get "Degraded NVIDIA mirror 931.51G" red flashing error for a couple seconds during boot. I dont know if this is related but BSoD's did not start at exactly the same time, but quite a bit of time after, I am told.

A:Random BSoD, Driver Power State Failure, reports blame ntoskrnl.exe

A few issues

1-asacpi.sys

The pre 2009 version of this driver is a known BSOD cause.





Quote:
Please visit this link: Asus tek computer inc. -support- drivers and download p7p55d le

ASUSTeK Computer Inc. -Support- Drivers and Download P7P55D LE
ASUSTeK Computer Inc. - Motherboards- ASUS P5K-VM

Scroll down to the utilities category, then scroll down to the "atk0110 driver for windowsxp/vista/windows 7 32&64-bit" (it's about the 12th item down).

Download and install it.

Go to c:\windows\system32\drivers to check and make sure that the asacpi.sys file is date stamped from 2009 or 2010 (not before).


2-These were all related to your NVIDIA nForce RAID Driver. Yours is from 2006. Update to current of remove.

3-Old drivers

Code:
ASACPI.sys 3/27/2005 10:30:36 PM
nvrd64.sys 11/10/2006 4:18:39 PM
SiWinAcc.sys 6/14/2007 8:02:02 PM
SiRemFil.sys 6/20/2007 3:42:10 PM
SI3132.sys 10/3/2007 2:39:29 PM
dump_nvstor64.sys 1/25/2008 11:01:22 PM
nvstor64.sys 1/25/2008 11:01:22 PM
nvm62x64.sys 10/17/2008 5:01:06 PM
How To Find Drivers:




Quote:
- search Google for the name of the driver
- compare the Google results with what's installed on your system to figure out which device/program it belongs to
- visit the web site of the manufacturer of the hardware/program to get the latest drivers (DON'T use Windows Update or the Update driver function of De... Read more

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RELEVANCY SCORE 109.6

Hi Folks,

I really hope you can help me, I followed the instructions to create the attachement.

What I know so far is that this machine has BSOD'd several times...The last 2 times a ultilty called BlueScreenViewer.exe says it's due to "Driver power state failure" caused by: ntoskrnl.exe

I checked event viewer for the time mentioned 6/17/2012 11:29:02 pm and it says there is system error "source:Bug Check" at that exact time

For anti-virus I have MS Security Essentials. For Spyware, I have Spybot S&D.
I use with Workstation 7 as a study too so it has hosed my VMs which is very disappointing. I would really like to root cause this to continue with confidence...

I know you hear this all the time...but... please help! I don't mind collecting info and checking into things, I am just out of my element a little here.

I looked throug the results of the permon report and it seems clean for the most part.

Thanks in advance,

Jay

A:BSOD "Driver power state failure" caused by: ntoskrnl.exe

Is there anything else I can do to help action this post? Thanks

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RELEVANCY SCORE 109.6

I'm getting a BSOD pretty much every time I shutdown the PC. Has only just started happening in the last couple of weeks.

DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE
caused by driver: ntoskrnl.exe

I've attached the SFDiagnostic here - thanks.

A:BSOD - ntoskrnl.exe "driver power state failure" at shutdown

Hi thedriver.

The BSODs are caused by REALTEK 2832U USB Driver (c:\windows\system32\drivers\rtl2832uusb.sys)





Quote:
Windows Error Reporting: Fault bucket X64_0x9F_3_POWER_DOWN_IMAGE_RTL2832UUSB.sys, type 0
Event Name: BlueScreen
Response: Not available
..........;Analysis symbol: X64_0x9F_3_POWER_DOWN_IMAGE_RTL2832UUSB.sys
............



Code:
BugCheck 9F, {3, fffffa8008604060, fffff80001f4a518, fffffa800ae4e710}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for RTL2832UUSB.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for RTL2832UUSB.sys
Probably caused by : RTL2832UUSB.sys

Followup: MachineOwner
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And the driver is old enough.

Code:
fffff880`07778000 fffff880`07785000 RTL2832UUSB T (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: RTL2832UUSB.sys
Image path: RTL2832UUSB.sys
Image name: RTL2832UUSB.sys
Timestamp: Wed May 04 14:05:12 2011 (4DC10FC0)
CheckSum: 0000ACF2
ImageSize: 0000D000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
Some information about what this driver does: Realtek
Unfortunately I am unable to search an appropriate update for you. I hope you know the sources to get it, as you are using it.

If you can, update the driver. Otherwise, dont use it.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 109.2

I apologize in advance if this is a duplicate thread to a problem already solved previously.

Two months ago, I purchased this laptop (Alienware M17x R3) and was met with strange problems some time after owning it. An error code for memory failure, refusal to boot, BSOD with the error of DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL and SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED. Not sure what to do, I didn't do much of anything, except check my RAM chips for contact damage, and a swapping of positions was performed. So far, those particular error messages have not happened again, except for a DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE. These happen seemingly at random, but occur more frequently when the computer is under graphics stress, such as in a Starcraft 2 match.

I have, per the posting suggestions, attached relevant files.

Thanks.

A:Driver Power State Failure, ntoskrnl.exe?

Welcome to SevenForums.

Here's an output of your recent BSOD dump file:

Code:
*******************************************************************************
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
*******************************************************************************

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 9F, {3, fffffa800e3c6a10, fffff80000b9c3d8, fffffa800ed0fe10}

Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\nvlddmkm.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for nvlddmkm.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for nvlddmkm.sys
Probably caused by : pci.sys

Followup: MachineOwner
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0: kd> !analyze -v
*******************************************************************************
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
*******************************************************************************

DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE (9f)
A driver has failed to complete a power IRP within a specific time (usually 10 minutes).
Arguments:
Arg1: 000000000000... Read more

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RELEVANCY SCORE 109.2

I have a 13 days old win7 pro RTM x64 system. In the past two days I had
two BSODs of similar fashion:

The machine was running for several hours at that point, and suddenly the
blue screen pops up. I wasn't really pushing the system, just browsing.

The crash dump is like this in both cases:






Quote:
This was likely caused by the following module: ntoskrnl.exe
Bugcheck code: 0x9F (0x3, 0xFFFFFA8003B4B050, 0xFFFFF80000B9C518, 0xFFFFFA80052E0E10)
Error: DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE
file path: C:\Windows\system32\ntoskrnl.exe
product: Microsoft? Windows? Operating System
company: Microsoft Corporation
description: NT Kernel & System
The crash took place in a standard Microsoft module. Likely the culprit is another
driver on your system which cannot be identified.



I'd appreciate any help.

A:ntoskrnl Driver power state failure

I had the same problem
I tried everything nothing worked
I saved everything in safe mode and did a re-install

But do some searching on Google
one thing I didnt try was replacing ntoskrnl.exe with one downloaded from the net
I will search for mine & post it here for you here

Also do some searching on here

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RELEVANCY SCORE 108

Hi all,

I was hoping to bring the 'big guns' on this forum to bear on my problem. My friend has an Asus UX32A notebook with Windows 8. To provide some back story (the meat of the problem is after this paragraph if you want to skip)...

It is brand new with hardly anything installed on it besides Norton 2013 and Office. It would freeze about 60 seconds after start up, for a good long while, and it seemed to get worse over time. I have done a LOT of things to it in the last two days - uninstalled Asus bloatware (which was also causing a black screen on startup problem), updated just about every driver and BIOS, disabled fast start up, disabled 'dynamictic' via cmd prompt, disabled all non-Windows services and then progressively enabled them to try to isolate a rogue one. I THINK I might have fixed it (in the end I left 7 services disabled - two Intel Management, Intel Dynamic application, Intel ME service, as well as Wireless PAN, Skype updater and Sony PC companion. I have no idea if it's one of these but the system seems not to freeze now and I have reached the end of my patience anyway). It might seem like too much but it was very difficult because e.g. to test the effect of one change I would have to restart, and the laptop would not restart because of the black screen issue, or would immediately freeze. It was very frustrating and I had to work from safe mode to start with, but now it seems to behave better.

But...

I have had several hang-during-reboots today, forcing ... Read more

A:Driver Power State Failure; ntoskrnl.exe; ntkrnlmp.exe

Check out the forum thread here "ntoskrnl.exe" BSOD - Windows 7 Help Forums

Since it is new or relatively new a complete reinstall using the ASUS recovery is recommended. That I saw on several searches.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 107.2

Hello.I am new here so please excuse me for any mistake i might make.

Just when i sing in my account i get an error and my laptop restarts.
My operating system is windows 8.
I have collected all the information you might need with SF diagnostic tool.

Attachment 48873

Hope you help me.

A:Driver Power State Failure ntoskrnl.Unkown driver.

Hi Simiskos123 & Welcome to the forums ^_^,

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

Code:
******************************************************************************** *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
*******************************************************************************
Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.
BugCheck 9F, {3, fffffa80046a3060, fffff880009bfb40, fffffa80088498f0}
Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\nvlddmkm.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for nvlddmkm.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for nvlddmkm.sys
Probably caused by : pci.sys
Followup: MachineOwner
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1: kd> !irp fffffa80088498f0
Irp is active with 4 stacks 3 is current (= 0xfffffa8008849a50)
No Mdl: No System Buffer: Thread 00000000: Irp stack trace. Pending has been returned
cmd flg cl Device File Completion-Context
[ 0, 0] 0 2 00000000 00000000 00000000-00000000
Args: 00000000 00000000 00000000 ffffffffc000000e
[ 16, 0] 0 2 fffffa80046a3060 00000000 fffff88006e17018-fffffa80085907c0
\Driver\pci nvlddmkm
Args: 000000... Read more

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RELEVANCY SCORE 106.8

Hello,
I've spent days researching online - I've tried to find if I had any drivers to update by going to my Device Manager but all "update driver" results I get are the same: they are up to date.
My minidump file: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bz9...it?usp=sharing .

DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE
Bug check code: 0x0000009f
Parameter 1: 00000000'00000003
Parameter 2: fffffa80`07d0ba10
Caused by Driver: ntoskrnl.exe
Caused by address: ntoskrnl.exe+75bc0
File description: NT Kernel & System
Crash address: ntoskrnl.exe+75bc0

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
Lenozo Ideapad z500
8gb ram, NVIDIA GEFORCE 2gb
Intel Core i7

Any help is greatly appreciated!

A:Windows 7 Pro: Driver Power State Failure ntoskrnl.exe 0x9F

from the research Ive done previously etc; I do believe the ntoskrnl.exe possibly leads to ram issue. I would test the ram by running memtest86+ from the following link: its best to let it run overnight if possible and to run it several times to make certain it shows accurate results as sometimes errors wont show up right away. Here is the link to that:

Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool

If you get any errors from the test; then its likely you have one or more bad ram sticks

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RELEVANCY SCORE 104.8

Win7 laptop running fine, suddenly 2 BSODs today, within an hour. First occurred while surfing (firefox), second occurred without any keyboard/mouse activity. No new hardware installed since new hard drive about a month ago. SF attached. TIA

A:Random BSODs, ntoskrnl, driver power state failure reports on minidump

Sorry for the late reply, Your dump files are not opening for me.
But you should remove some add ons to firefox, specially the adxloader.dll





Quote:
Event[10757]:
Log Name: Application
Source: SideBySide
Date: 2012-10-03T15:36:32.000
Event ID: 9
Task: N/A
Level: Error
Opcode: N/A
Keyword: Classic
User: N/A
User Name: N/A
Computer: RWT-PC
Description:
Activation context generation failed for "C:\Users\RWT\AppData\Roaming\DocuSign\DocuSign Ink\adxloader.dll.Manifest".Error in manifest or policy file "C:\Users\RWT\AppData\Roaming\DocuSign\DocuSign Ink\adxloader.dll.Manifest" on line 2. The manifest file root element must be assembly.


It may be the cause of the crash while using firefox.

Just a question, when the keyboard and mouse was inactive and you got the crash, was the Cyberlink editing program in use? The event log says so, and actually that program failed there.

You should update the nvidia display driver, too.

Code:
Driver c:\windows\system32\drivers\nvlddmkm.sys (8.17.12.7527, 10.09 MB (10,583,656 bytes), 6/23/2011 6:38 PM)
Update your WiFi driver.

Code:
Driver c:\windows\system32\drivers\netw5s32.sys (13.1.1.1, 6.44 MB (6,755,840 bytes), 1/13/2010 3:36 PM)
Update ethernet controller driver.

Code:
Driver c:\windows\system32\drivers\yk62x86.sys (11.43.1.3, 310.28 KB (317,728 bytes), 5/26/2011 2:29 AM)
Free up the startup.
Click on the Start button
Type “msconf... Read more

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RELEVANCY SCORE 104.8

http://m.bestofmedia.com/sfp/images/...il-100x100.jpg


I hope someone can help been on this problem for a week now.

I have an external synth that conects via usb My problem is when i switch off the nord the usb ports crash and any new connection is not recognised until i restart my computer which when i do hangs on the shutdown page for about 10 minutes the i get bsod with error driver state failure or bad pool header.

I can start my computer then turn on and off the nord with no issues the problem only happens when i use it in cubase 7 as a midi track even if no midi signal is sent to the nord. The problem is when i turn off the nord by the power button the driver disconnects then if i try to reconnect the nord nothing happens in the device manager all usb that are still connected work but any new connection is not seen.

I have done a fresh install of windows 7 64bit updated all drivers for everything & windows updates.

I have tried disconnecting all usb devices and still the same problem. Im not over clocking or under clocking. I have tried a different usb lead, used various usb ports, external powered usb ports.

The drivers i have installed are nord a1 midi, clavia usb 3.02 driver & clavia compostite usb driver.The latest ones.

The units was working fine until about 2 weeks ago where i was able turn the unit on and off using cubase with no problems.

Hope we can find a solution to the problem.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 102.8

Hi,

I have a 2 week old HP Envy 14, running Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit, 4GB Ram, and an ATI Radeon HD 5650 Graphics card.

Initially for the first few days the notebook worked well, no problems. This week, I encountered the dreaded BSOD. The notebook had trouble shutting down or restarting, taking 10-15 minutes or so. Upon rebooting, I get a BSOD with DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE message.

I also encountered the USB not recognizing anything that was connected to it after the computer started. If the mouse/ thumbdrive was connected before the computer booted up, it worked. If it was disconnected after booting up, and reconnected the mouse/ thumbdrive would not work. I do not get anything (no error messages or acknowledgement that anything was connected).

I checked the Device Manager, and there are no error messages.

Strange this is, these problems happen sporadically. Sometimes everything works well- USB working as it should, not issues restarting etc. Upon rebooting, the problem starts again.

I've tried updating the latest Win updates, drivers, HP bios etc but still no luck.

Please help. Thank you in advance.

A:BSOD Drive Power State Failure, ntoskrnl.exe, USB ports not working

Hi cabe and Welcome to SF!

First of all, hpdskflt.sys was mentioned in the crash dmp, it belongs to HP Mobile Data Protection System Disk Filter. I would download and install fresh copy of the driver, or might be uninstall it to see if it has anything to do with the crashes you've experienced.

For the mouse and thumbdrive, you might want to have their drivers installed properly, or perhaps you might want to try to have fresh re-install of USB driver by going to Device manager, under USB list you uninstall everything then restart your system. (To go to Device manager, right click on computer and choose manager)

In looking through your driver, I can see some out of date one:

Code:
btwl2cap btwl2cap.sys Fri Apr 03 19:28:45 2009 (49D6A9BD)
Broadcom Bluetooth L2CAP Service. Please download and install fresh update of it


Code:
RimSerial_AMD64 RimSerial_AMD64.sys Mon Nov 24 11:01:01 2008 (492ADDCD)
Virtual Serial Port driver for Blackberry. This need to be updated as soon as possible

BUGCHECK SUMMARY:

Code:
BugCheck 1000009F, {4, 258, fffffa800416d680, fffff80000b9c510}

Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\hpdskflt.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for hpdskflt.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for hpdskflt.sys
Probably caused by : umbus.sys

Followup: MachineOwner
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Regard,

Tuan

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Hi,

I've been browsing the site and the internet for a sollution to my problem, but can't seem te find it. There are similar postings, but they're always just a little different. So that's why i posted the new thread.

Since a couple of days i've been experiencing troubles shutting down my PC and using my USB ports. It started when i tried to log onto my work from home. It failed and the IT guy from work told me to reinstall citrix reciever. So I did and I was able to work from home. After finishing and logging out (to get back to my own PC) I found that my USB portst didn't work anymore. I tried rebooting, but af 10 minutes of "shutting down" I got a blue screen: Driver Power State Failure with code 1000009f.

I did the following:
- tried system restore - it failed with different time stamps
- update drivers - they were all up to date the system said
- Malware Bytes, CC Cleaner, MS Essentials, Hitman pro - Did them all, had some minor stuff, fixed that, problem remained.
- SFC/scannow - no problems
- Memory check - no problems

As it is now, the only update I have left is the update to WIN10. However it has tried and failed during a few of the reboots, so that doesn't seem to be and option.

After try all different kinds of things from a lot of posts I decided to refresh my windows install. Did a lot of updating and still the problem remains. Although I now found out that USB devices that are plugged in upon startup work. Once I unplug en replug them, t... Read more

A:BSOD Driver power state failure when shutting down /failure USBports

Are you still having BSOD problem?

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RELEVANCY SCORE 100

So I have a pirated windows 8.1 which I have been using for more than a year now. Since the past one week my drivers ( especially the internet driver) keeps crashing and stops detecting any networks. Upon an attempted restart I get the Bsod for which I have attached the files ( All the minidumps.) I run a Dell 5521 R and have updated the drivers, uninstalled and reinstalled them too. Kindly help ASAP as I require my wifi urgently tomorrow.
Note: After restart the drivers get refreshed automatically and start working for sometime. And then the same issue. Please help.VATSAL-Tue_02_09_2016_101910_61.zip

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RELEVANCY SCORE 98

I have the same message about power driver state failure occuring radomly every 10 - 30 minutes. However I do not get any error report to let me know what is causing it. Where would this be stored if anywhere? If not what should I do next?

A:BSOD Power Driver State Failure

Hi,

Please follow the http://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...ml#post2545708.

Regards,
Reventon

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RELEVANCY SCORE 98

I don't even know why this started but it did a few weeks ago. Funny, I've never had a BSOD before even though I've owned 3 or 4 computers. Anyway, this one has occurred several times and it always seems so random. It kinda seems connected to Standby or Hibernate because it usually happens after one of those two things occurs. In fact with hibernate I can usually guess that right after it comes out of hibernate, a few minutes later I will be greeted with the wonderful BSOD.

Here is the minidump. Help would be very appreciated.

A:Driver Power State Failure BSOD

Only ran the last 5 memory dumps (the 6th one was from December, so I left it out).

A couple of KB articles that relate to the errors that you're getting and the sleep/hibernate functions:

KB 975599 Stop error when you put a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 to sleep or into hibernation, or when you restart the computer: "0x9F"
KB 977186 Error message when you try to resume a Windows 7-based or a Windows Server 2008 R2-based computer from hibernation: "Stop 0x0000009F"

4 of the dump files blame atapi.sys (a Windows driver), while the 5th blames Apfiltr.sys (a component of your Alps touchpad drivers)

I'm not sure about the exact cause - but I would:
- check to see if the KB articles above apply to your system
- update your Alps touchpad drivers
- update your chipset/storage drivers
- update your graphics drivers

You can get the drivers from here: Select software and drivers HP Pavilion dv4-1225dx Entertainment Notebook PC - HP Customer Care (United States - English)
Please uninstall the old drivers first, then install the freshly downloaded one's.

Please post back if that doesn't stop the BSOD's.

Summary of the BSOD's:

Code:
Built by: 7600.16539.amd64fre.win7_gdr.100226-1909
Debug session time: Fri Apr 23 21:30:31.203 2010 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 3:05:41.747
BugCheck 9F, {3, fffffa8004c1c680, fffff80000ba2748, fffffa800834fc60}
Probably caused by : atapi.sys
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x9F
PROCESS_NAME: firefox... Read more

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RELEVANCY SCORE 98

i get this at least once a day because i dont turn my computer off and it gets really frustrating sometimes.

attached is the minidump file.

please if somebody could help me out :)

A:BSOD power state driver failure

FYI - I have severe eye problems. If I don't respond to your postings, please PM another staff member for assistance.

Please provide this info for a more complete analysis: http://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...ta-452654.html

The memory dump points to your network drivers as the cause. In most cases updating these will fix the problem.

BUT, the antivirus/Internet Security application that you use can also cause this. Uninstalling it and installing a freshly downloaded copy can fix that.

Also, this may be caused by a hardware problem. But the diagnosis of that is done by trying the above things.

Another possibility is the Gigabyte EasyTune software - but I'm not 100% sure that that's involved in this situation. To test, uninstall it and see if it stops the BSOD's.

Finally, the memory dump (crash) seems to have occurred during the sleep/hibernate transition. As such you should also reinstall the chipset, storage, and video drivers for your system.

Good luck!

BSOD BUGCHECK SUMMARY

Code:

Loading Dump File [C:\Users\FUBAR\_jcgriff2_\dbug\__Kernel__\092611-22854-01.dmp]
Built by: 7601.17640.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.110622-1506
Debug session time: Mon Sep 26 11:52:36.081 2011 (UTC - 4:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 1:23:55.251
Probably caused by : pci.sys
DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID: VISTA_DRIVER_FAULT
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x9F
PROCESS_NAME: System
FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: X64_0x9F_3_Rt64win7_IMAGE_pci.sys
Bugcheck code 0000009F
Arguments 00000000`00000003 fffffa80`03ab1a10 fffff800`044... Read more

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RELEVANCY SCORE 98

Hi all, I'm on Win 7 RTM 64 bit and have been getting driver power state failure BSoDs when trying to go into standby mode. It doesn't always BSod, sometimes it actually goes int standby, but when it fails, the monitor turns off, the fans slow down, but the computer remains on for about 5 minutes until it eventually gives a BSod. I upgraded from Vista Ultimate 64 bit about a week ago and my other problems have been solved, but the solution to this BSoD still eludes me.
I've updated all my drivers to their newest releases, made sure there are no bad drivers in device manager, and checked for unsigned drivers. The only unsigned driver I have installed is the one I forced to install, XBCD.
Attached is my minidump in zip from.
Thanks in advance.

A:Driver Power State Failure BSoD

A quick look seems to blame your Marvell Yukon drivers (yk62x64.sys) - although the Realtek networking driver (RTKVHD64.sys) on your system are very old also (Oct 07).

I would suggest downloading fresh copies of the above drivers from the Marvell and Realtek websites. Then uninstall the current one's and install the new one's.

I'm unsure about the forcing of the XBCD driver - and would recommend uninstalling it until this problem is resolved.

If you still run into problems then I'd first suspect a hardware issue with the network card - although it's still possible for other drivers/programs to affect this. If you're still getting errors after updating the drivers - then please provide the information requested in this post: http://www.techsupportforum.com/1871981-post2.html

Here's the memory dump analysis:

Code:
Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.11.0001.404 AMD64
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.


Loading Dump File [C:\Users\FUBAR-RC1-Desktop\TempDUMP\DATA\01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

DbsSplayTreeRangeMap::Add: ignoring zero-sized range at ?fffff800`00b9c550?
Symbol search path is: SRV*c:\symbols*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7100 MP (2 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Built by: 7100.0.amd64fre.winmain_win7rc.090421-1700
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0xfffff800`0305b... Read more

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RELEVANCY SCORE 98

Hello,
I have been getting a Driver power state failure bsod for about a week now. Some days it doesn't seem to occur that much while other its several times an hour. From googling it seems like the issue is either an out of date driver or my ram. I"ve run "whocrashed" and "bluescreenview" which point to

This was probably caused by the following module: ntoskrnl.exe (nt+0x14F9A0)
Bugcheck code: 0x9F (0x3, 0xFFFFE00101519060, 0xFFFFD0018AB69960, 0xFFFFE00106234C10)

but I guess this isn't the actual driver (or ram) causing the issue. Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks,

A:Driver power state failure BSOD

Hi jag213,

Welcome to the 8forums.

Please do the following:
Open an admin command prompt
Copy/paste "sfc/scannow" (without quotes) and press enter
When it finished reboot your system
Open again an admin command prompt
Enter sfc/scannow again
If sfc/scannow doesn't say "Windows Resource Protection did not find any integrity violation", please upload the cbs.log file located at {windows partition}\Windows\Logs\CBS\, if the file is too large try a 3rd party uploader like dropbox, onedrive, google drive, mediafire etc.
System File Check(SFC a.k.a. Windows Resource Protection) needs to have your system rebooted in order for sfc to try to fix the problems that it finds.

Please fill in your system specsPlease go to this site and download the tool. The tool will give you detailed information about your system specs, please fill in your system specs more completely.How to fill in your system specs:

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RELEVANCY SCORE 98

Any help is appreciated. This BSOD error has happened 3 or 4 times over the past couple months.
Each time after a hard shut down and reboot it seems to work normal.
Today when before it happened Chrome internet was very slow/lagging but that might have been wifi related not sure.

thanks

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Hello
I recently have some BSOD's wich lead in reinstalling windows completly,

They when i shutdown my computer, shutting down the computer takes ages, wich lead in BSOD with i think this mssg, the computer didn't make a minidump but did create the folder.

When the computer restarts i can enter my password and then i have just a black screen with a mouse cursor.

also when i use taskmanager to startup devicemanager it doesn't show any exclamation marks in the list.

i have this computer for about 4 months now. just added the new monitor Samsung xl2370 to my setup (currently my second screen is at samsung repair center for RMA, but it's a p2370)

Is there someone who experienced the same problem here or does someone have the solution i would be glad to hear about that,

i didn't reinstall the computer yet the last time it happend. so i can search for something you might need for helping me to get a solution. is

Also my PC setup is entered, and exactly what i have in there. The memory is listed in the compatible list of ASUS. (KHX1600C9D3/6GX)

Let me know when more information is needed. mean while i'm trying to get the BSOD again with my camara pointed at my screen.

Also i can't generate the file with the perfmon /report command. it shows that it can't acces the destination file.

this is the second time i have this problem the second time was 2 days after the complete reinstall.

The number of processes that are listed is: 24
And almost all the service's that are listed ... Read more

A:BSOD Driver power state failure

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Sabertooth


Hello
I recently have some BSOD's wich lead in reinstalling windows completly,

They when i shutdown my computer, shutting down the computer takes ages, wich lead in BSOD with i think this mssg, the computer didn't make a minidump but did create the folder.

When the computer restarts i can enter my password and then i have just a black screen with a mouse cursor, when i task manager (ctrl+shift+esc) i can walk trough the folders to the minidump folder. but it shows up empty, I can't insert a usb stick in the computer nor can i use network capability's

also when i use taskmanager to startup devicemanager it doesn't show any exclamation marks in the list.

i have this computer for about 4 months now. just added the new monitor Samsung xl2370 to my setup (currently my second screen is at samsung repair center for RMA, but it's a p2370)

Is there someone who experienced the same problem here or does someone have the solution i would be glad to hear about that,

i didn't reinstall the computer yet the last time it happend. so i can search for something you might need for helping me to get a solution. is

Also my PC setup is entered, and exactly what i have in there. The memory is listed in the compatible list of ASUS. (KHX1600C9D3/6GX)

Let me know when more information is needed. mean while i'm trying to get the BSOD again with my camara pointed at my screen.

Also i can't generate the file wi... Read more

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RELEVANCY SCORE 98

I started getting a BSOD almost every night after installing a new video card. It's an AMD APU that I was running with on-board graphics, and I just put in a GeForce 8800GT. I can't figure out what driver is causing it, as far as I know I'm running the latest and most appropriate driver for the card. Attaching the minidump files.

Thanks

Attachment 247194

A:BSOD Driver Power State Failure

Hi shhaggy,

The mini-dump exhibits 'ntsokrnl.exe' error that may indicate software issues. As per my experience, a fresh 'Windows reinstall' has been most useful. However, you may also try the following steps:

1. Reinstall 'Video Card' drivers
Click 'Start' and type 'devmgmt.msc' (without quotations) in 'Search programs & files' > Tap 'Enter' > Expand 'Display Adapters > Right click & uninstall 'GeForce 8800GT' (Confirm software install if prompted) > Follow through with the uninstall and restart the system > Click Drivers | GeForce to run 'Auto-detect GPU Utility' > Download and install the suggested driver > Restart system and check results

2. If the issue persists, run 'System File Checker tool' to see if that works: Use the System File Checker tool to troubleshoot missing or corrupted system files on Windows Vista or on Windows 7

3. If you still experience issues, try 'Factory Reset' (If a healthy recovery image is available)
If a healthy 'Recovery Image' is available (on the hard drive or on an external media), you may restore the system back to known-good settings. This step may not always work; you may give it a shot before doing a 'fresh Windows Reinstall'.

Note: 'Factory Image Restore/Operating System Reinstall' will lead to data-loss; please backup the data on an external media before attempting the restore options.

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Hi,
I'm using a Asus UX32ln.
I've been having getting this BSOD for a while. However, I noticed that it only occurs some time (maybe 15-30mins) after i run an application using the dedicated GPU (Nvidia Geforce 840m). If only the integrated graphic card is used, it runs fine.
Thanks.

A:driver power state failure BSOD

Hi weishou,

Welcome to the 8forums.
Unfortunately your attached zip file is empty.
Please try to upload the zip file again.
Please check the minidump folder for dump files: {windows partition}\Windows\Minidump.

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I have an ASUS S56CM laptop with Windows 8.1.

For the past few days I have been getting a BSOD (Driver Power State Failure) upon start up. Leading up to this, my computer would freeze completely at random times not that often and I had to do a hard shut down to fix it.

The past three days have been identical. When turning my computer on from a completlely off state, it takes forever to start then eventually gives me the BSOD. The 0% thing never loads so I do a hard shut down and turn the computer back on. It still takes forever to start (8 minutes +) but I don't get a BSOD and am able to use the computer fine. Then when shutting down, it takes over 6-8 minutes as well. Before all this, my computer would get to the log in screen in under one minute.

I had a program called "WhoCrashed" but it hasn't logged any of the BSOD's from startup, only ones that I had when the computer was already on. For one of them, it told me the error may have been caused by iastora.sys which was the Intel Rapid Storage Technology driver. I tried to delete this as well as installing a newer version but it didn't fix anything.

A:BSOD Driver Power State Failure

Sorry for the delay in responding. There just aren't that many people who do BSOD analysis, so at times we get a bit overwhelmed!
Add to that the release of the Win10 preview and my system messing up - and I'm way behind on replying to topics. Sorry!

Do your still need help with this problem?
I will be notified if you reply to this topic and will respond within 48 hours.

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Hello there, I hope someone would be able to point me in the right direction of the cause of a BSOD. I have pasted the memory dump below.

Thanks in advance.
Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.2.9200.20512 AMD64
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Loading Dump File [C:\Users\Eden of Africa\Documents\MEMORY.DMP]
Kernel Bitmap Dump File: Only kernel address space is available
Symbol search path is: srv*c:\symbols*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows 8 Kernel Version 9200 MP (2 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Built by: 9200.16912.amd64fre.win8_gdr.140502-1507
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0xfffff800`6ce07000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0xfffff800`6d0d3aa0
Debug session time: Wed Oct 8 07:14:18.844 2014 (UTC + 2:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 17:52:34.531
Loading Kernel Symbols
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...............................................................
Loading User Symbols
Loading unloaded module list
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A:BSOD - driver power state failure - IRP

Hello, Welcome to EF!

To be able to better help you, please follow the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

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Hello, I have had numerous BSOD's with different messages but this is my most recent one.

I have created the zip files requested in another related post. Please let me know if there is anything else needed.

Any help would be greatly appreciated, the problem is very frustrating.

Thank you,
Derek

A:BSOD - Driver Power State Failure

Hi -

I count 28 BSODs that you have had since installing Windows 7 RC on August 3, 2009. There were only 8 dumps in the zip file. I assume the other 20 were removed as a space saving measure.

The "mini" kernel dumps are by far some of the largest that I have seen -- especially for a Windows 7 x64 system. Each weighs in at just around 800k. Average is ~ 275k.

The bugcheck on the dumps is as your thread title suggests = 0x9f

0x9f (0x3,,,) = a device is blocking an IRP longer than permitted causing a driver to be in an "inconsistent state of power". The device in question is hogging the IRP, other devices cannot access it that need to; a stalemate ensues with no way out - and thus the BSOD. Either way, you lose.

IRP = I/O Request Packet

More on IRPs ---> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I/O_request_packets

The non-Microsoft driver that shows up the most in the dumps as a probable cause of the BSODs is your NIC Intel Ethernet driver. I know it is the most recent one available -

Code:

e1e6232e.sys Fri Jun 05 12:08:41 2009 (4A296D39)

This driver has shown up in BSODs of others. I'm not sure of the product it belongs to. I would uninstall the relating product at least for now -

Code:

VSO Software
pcouffin.sys Tue Dec 05 06:39:30 2006 (457584A2)


I found 241 app crashes similar to this IE 8 crash going back to the day Windows 7 was installed -

Code:

Event[2]:
Log Name: Application
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info taken from Speccy.


Operating System
MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
CPU
Intel Core i5 2500K @ 3.30GHz 41 ?C
Sandy Bridge 32nm Technology
RAM
8.00 GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 824MHz (8-8-8-24)
Motherboard
ASUSTeK Computer INC. P8Z68-V PRO (LGA1155) 60 ?C
Graphics
BenQ G2420HD ([email protected])
1280MB GeForce GTX 570 (ASUStek Computer Inc) 36 ?C
Hard Drives
125GB M4-CT128 M4SSD2 SCSI Disk Device (SATA-SSD)
977GB Western Digital WDC WD10 02FAEX-00Z3A0 SCSI Disk Device (SATA) 39 ?C
Optical Drives
ASUS DRW-24B3ST ATA Device
ELBY CLONEDRIVE SCSI CdRom Device
Audio
Realtek High Definition Audio

Power
Corsair HX 650 professional series (650 Watt)

home built PC my brother and I made it first time home build. My brothers PC is identical except for his case, and he hasn't had any problems

My computer Randomly blue screens with DRIVER STATE POWER FAILURE, but it doesn't create a minidump in my windows folder.

I tried running verifier but it seemed like nothing happened I followed all the steps but after reboot windows just started up normally like nothing happened, I ran a query and it a command prompt popped up for 1 second then disappeared before i could read anything.

I looked at your thread on forcing a mini dump, but unfortunately i got a bit confused by the lingo and gave up ...

I really appreciate any help as It's incredibly frustrating not knowing why my new shiny powerful computer is crashing.

i've attached t... Read more

A:Driver Power State Failure BSOD

Verifier won't necessarily pop up a BSOD immediately on reboot - it depends on what the offending driver is doing as to when it'll BSOD.

First off, here's the info that I have on SSD's:

Quote:




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
- 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)
....NOTE: Recently (Nov 2011) we had BSOD issues with the Marvell 91xx controller and an SSD. You may have to swtich 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 your system.
It's my opinion that SSD's aren't reliable enough (with current hardware) to be used on a system that needs to work reliably. Until I see reliability I will not recommend, nor will I use, SSD's for critical applications.
06 Dec 2011 - This post tends to confirm... Read more

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Hi
I have had for 2 days 20% CPU of SVchost. exe
and now a BSOD 9F Driver power state failure
Before i did this month MS update (only one critical update) and uninstalled Quicktime.
rebooted, running avira and no other virusscanner.
Any help is appeciated.
Thanks
Ar7

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ah.....when i try to shut down my laptop....it just shows shutting down for 5-10 minutes and then.....bang!!!
this BSOD occurs..
and i'm not able to run perfmon /report
it says an error occurred
"can't find path specified"
Help please!!

Also,I can't connect to Internet and control panel doesn't respond on starting..

A:BSOD:Driver power state failure

Skip the perfmon /report and upload the zip file

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Hi I just recently got a BSOD on my laptop DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE. I'm also guessing this is the reason that my computer seems to not sleep consistently.

Thanks

A:Driver Power State Failure BSOD

Oh ya.

Update, uninstall or disable:

agrsm64 agrsm64.sys Mon Nov 10 10:01:35 2008 (49184CCF)

Update if an actual update exists:

ATSwpWDF ATSwpWDF.sys Thu Oct 11 05:14:13 2012 (50768DE5)

Install latest Intel Management Engine Interface driver from Intel.com to replace this driver:

HECIx64 HECIx64.sys Thu Sep 17 15:54:16 2009 (4AB293E8)

Update Intel Graphics driver:

igdkmd64 igdkmd64.sys Mon Nov 26 19:26:05 2012 (50B4089D)

Update, uninstall or disable for O2 Micro controller (card reader):

o2mdx64 o2mdx64.sys Wed May 13 01:38:57 2009 (4A0A5CF1)
o2sdx64 o2sdx64.sys Thu Jun 25 23:34:11 2009 (4A4441B3)

Update Synaptics Touchpad driver:

SynTP SynTP.sys Fri Oct 26 19:29:57 2012 (508B1CF5)

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A couple days ago I did a force shutdown while my computer was mid shutdown, corrupting some windows files (I thought I smelt my computer burning so did a panic shutdown, but it was something else burning)

initially windows would not boot from my ssd, it would go all black with green artifacts on the screen just before the welcome screen, but I still had another windows install on my old HDD so I just booted from that without issue. I then ran the windows repair from install disc and it fixed the windows install on my SSD.

Since then, however; when I leave my computer unattended for a while I get a BSOD on returning with the driver state failure message. I'm not sure if this is occurring on sleep/hibernation or on reboot from the windows update I was trying to do.

Your guys' help is much appreciated, thanks!

update: did a reboot, no issue. Tried to put the computer to sleep, another BSOD.
uploaded a new SF rar file, as well as the debug tool zip file

A:BSOD driver power state failure

Hi Strini.

First of all, make it sure that the SSD is running with the latest firmware.
How to Upgrade Samsung SSD Firmware | StorageReview.com - Storage Reviews

Also update the BIOS to version F10b dated 2012/08/31 (not to the latest one) if possible. The newer BIOS and SSD firmware is most needed to run a SSD properly.

Get rid of intel rapid storage. First uninstall it from Control Panel > Programs and Features. Then Uninstall the driver from device manager.
Right click on "my computer" icon and click "manage" on the context menu.
It will open the "computer management" window.
Select "Device Manager" in the left pane, It will list all the existing devices up.
Expand "IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers" by clicking on the triangle in front of it.
Select one Intel device item under it, right click, uninstall.
Continue the process for all Intel items under "IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers"
Now restart the computer. At restart, windows will auto configure the appropriate native system driver.
Install the NVIDIA DRIVERS 314.22WHQL only.
Uninstall All nvidia items in Control Panel > Programs and features3D Vision Control Driver
3D Vision Driver
Graphics Driver
HD Audio Driver
PhysX
nvidia Update
(Are you using nvidia chipset drivers? If so, dont uninstall anything other than those are listed).
Now follow Drivers - Clean Left over Files after Uninstalling
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My very recently purchased laptop was showing some problems from last 2 days. It would get stuck at the shutdown screen and then after extended span of time I had to press and hold power key to turn it off. It happened only twice. (And if this may help I tell you I had updated atleast one or the other thing before shutting it down...either through HP Support Assistant or Windows update.

Last night i ran Windows Update and tried to turn off my pc but since updates were being installed it said Windows will shut down once the updates are installed automatically...so i went to sleep only to find in the morning a BSOD. It was stuck on it again i had to turn off my pc by holding power button and then windows refused to boot beyond the Windows 7 logo black screen. But after a couple of retries it started.

I am attaching the files.
Please help.

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
OEM
Age of the System- 6 days

A:BSOD Driver Power State Failure

The crash indicates possible Windows corruption or memory problems. The crash bugcheck itself indicates a driver issue.If you are overclocking any hardware, please stop.
Check Windows for corruption. Run SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker up to three times to fix all errors with a restart in between each. Post back if it continues to show errors after a fourth run or if the first run comes back with no integrity violations. Use OPTION THREE of SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker to provide us with the sfcdetails.txt file if errors occur.
Run the boot version of Memtest86+ paying close attention to Parts 2 and 3 of the tutorial. Also, in case Memtest86+ misses anything and comes up with no errors, run the extended version of the Windows Memory Diagnostics Tool for at least five passes. These you may want to run overnight since they take a long time to complete (run them an hour before bed each of the next two nights and check before going to sleep that they are still running).


   Warning
Before you proceed with the following, answer these two questions: Are you still under warranty? Does your warranty allow you to open up the machine to check hardware? If you are unsure of the answers to these questions, contact your system manufacturer. WARNING: The steps that follow can void your warranty!!!

For Part 3: If You Have Errors: If you swap any memory components, follow these steps for ESD safety:Shut down and turn off your computer.
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Hi,

My laptop goes to BSOD what seems like several times a week and drives drives me nuts. We've had the laptop exactly two years now and it seems to be getting worse and more frequent. I've tried a completely fresh/clean install of Windows 7 64-bit, but no luck.

The problem happens about 70-80% of the time when the computer has gone to sleep and we're trying to wake it up using any button on the keyboard or the power button (doesn't matter which one). Less often, it will completely freeze up while we're browsing the internet (Chrome...we can switch between windows/desktop and scroll the cursor for a minute or so before the BSOD comes up).

The BSOD error comes up as: "Driver Power State Failure". Attached is the ZIP file as instructed.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
Jeremy

A:Driver Power State Failure BSOD

Hi Neons97.

You need to update Fresco Logic xHCI (USB3) Controller FL1000 Series driver. No feasible update is available in ASUSTeK Computer Inc. -Support- Drivers and Download N53SV. So try the
Fresco Logic FL-1000/1009 USB 3.0 Controllers from Station-Drivers - Fresco Logic (drivers).

Also turn off USB selective suspend.
USB Selective Suspend - Turn On or Off

BTW, your RAM seems to be of odd volume.

Code:
Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 14.0 GB
Publish a Speccy snapshot : Speccy - Publish Snapshot of your System Specs .

Let us know the results.
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Code:
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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 9F, {3, fffffa800fced060, fffff80000b9c3d8, fffffa80153e7010}

Probably caused by : usbhub.sys

Followup: MachineOwner
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0: kd> !analyze -v
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My brand new HP Envy computer already got this blue screen [driver power state failure was all I was able to read].
Got scared! Rebooted, it was hard to get the wifi connection back, but I did. Rebooted again, just to make sure, and it takes much longer time for it now, to come back to life.

I might add I wasn't doing anything at all when it happened ... just woke it up from sleeping.

[I'm a rather unexperienced user ]

A:Already BSOD - driver power state failure

Hi,
I am extremely sorry that this thread was not attended to. There are not many people in this field.
In case you still require help, kindly respond to this thread and I will be notified via email and you should expect a response from me in 48 hours.
Regards,
Pranav

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Hello all,

I recently 'inherited' a computer from a friend, and for the most part, it seems to run fine. It just has this one teeeeeeny issue - it's crash dumping and BSODing every time I shut it down. Up until today, the problem was limited to when I try shut it down; it did not occur any other time. For the first time today, it happened while I was using the computer.

It gives the Driver Power State Failure message but does not specify a driver. I've gone through, checked, and updated every driver possible in the device manager. I've run the memory diagnostic (3 times, twice with 2 passes and one time the more comprehensive scan). No problems found there. For some reason I can't get the hard drive self test to run (wondering if it's related to this issue or if it's because I reformatted the drive when I installed Windows 7?).

? OS - Windows 7
? x86 64-bit
? What was original installed OS on system? Vista
? Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)?
? Age of system (hardware) I'm not certain exactly, as it was a gift, but I would guess mfg date around 2008
? Age of OS installation - have you re-installed the OS? I have reinstalled the OS, about 3 weeks ago.

? CPU - AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4200+ 2.20 GHz
? Video Card - NVIDIA GeForce 6150 LE
? MotherBoard - Hematite XL GL8E
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A:BSOD - Driver Power State Failure

Hello Redcatt and welcome to TSF!

It appears that all of the attached dumps are 9F DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE bugchecks that do not point to a conclusive driver. No issue, let's get this sorted!

In the latest dump for example, as you can see here... there are four arguments:


Quote:




DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE (9f)
A driver is causing an inconsistent power state.
Arguments:
Arg1: 0000000000000003, A device object has been blocking an Irp for too long a time
Arg2: fffffa80020d1a20, Physical Device Object of the stack
Arg3: fffff80000b9c518, Functional Device Object of the stack
Arg4: fffffa80043d20d0, The blocked IRP




Using WinDbg, let's run an !irp on the 4th arguments address.

After running that, we NOW get a culprit driver as you can see here:


Quote:




0: kd> !irp fffffa80043d20d0
Irp is active with 8 stacks 6 is current (= 0xfffffa80043d2308)
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
[ 0, 0] 0 0 00000000 00000000 00000000-00000000

Args: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
[ 0, 0] 0 0 00000000 00000000 00000000-00000000

Args: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
[ 0, 0] 0 0 00000000 00000000 00000000-00000000

Args: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
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