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ntoskrnl.exe bsod driver state failure HELP PLEASE

Q: ntoskrnl.exe bsod driver state failure HELP PLEASE


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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Preferred Solution: ntoskrnl.exe bsod driver state failure HELP PLEASE

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.)


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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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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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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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.

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.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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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)
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:

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


FAULTING_MODULE: fffff80002e56000 nt



DEVICE_OBJECT: fffffa8005bca060





LAST_CONTROL_TRANSFER: from fffff80002f3f6d2 to fffff80002ed4fc0

fffff800`00b9c4c8 fffff800... Read more

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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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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:

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

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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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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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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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.

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 :-

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... Read more

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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)
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 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)

although occasionally it is....

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

? 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


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


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

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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.


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


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

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

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:

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

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)

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

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
And the driver is old enough.

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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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,


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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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 :-

******************************************************************************** *
* 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
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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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.


A:Driver Power State Failure, ntoskrnl.exe?

Welcome to SevenForums.

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

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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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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

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0: kd> !analyze -v
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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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A driver has failed to complete a power IRP within a specific time (usually 10 minutes).
Arg1: 000000000000... Read more

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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:

This was likely caused by the following module: ntoskrnl.exe
Bugcheck code: 0x9F (0x3, 0xFFFFFA8003B4B050, 0xFFFFF80000B9C518, 0xFFFFFA80052E0E10)
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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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.


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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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 .

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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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

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
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.

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

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

Driver c:\windows\system32\drivers\yk62x86.sys (, 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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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:

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

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 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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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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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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I would appreciate any help with the following problem: the pc sometimes seemingly randomly shows BSOD with errors named in the title, I also attach corresponding screenshots. The problem wont happen if the PC power is supplied from the adapter AND there is some content running on the screen (video in VLC f.ex.). Other important symptoms are: Can not turn off the laptop. There will be endless blue screen saying shutting down,while PC already stopped working. I also can not get the PC to sleep. If i I go to sleep mode, display turns black, PC is still working on and on and I can not go back to desktop anymore.

Thank you very much for your help.


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I am receiving random BSODs with the subject line description.  My first stop was to the HP Support site to possibly update any drivers (like bios??).  I found many driver updates available, including 2 for the bios.  I really have no clue as to which driver updates to install, even after reading the details.  I looked for where it says recommended or required or something but didn't see it.  I then installed the HP Support Solutions and did a scan to determine what drivers it thought I needed and it came up with none.  Now I'm real confused.  Does that mean all the driver updates on the HP site are just optional?  Can someone provide a good site link to read about how to determine which drivers are needed?  Thank you for your help!

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I getting this error when I try and shutdown my laptop, will not shutdown and after a couple of minutes it comes up with the above error.

Attached is the information from the SF Diagnostic Tool.

Any help would be appreciated.


A:BSOD - Driver Power State Failure

Just an update, I am been trying and few things out but I just brought a new monitor Acer T232HL touch screen. It is connected via and HDMI port and needs a usb connection in order to use the touch function. If I disconnect the monitor the problems seems to go away and can shutdown as normal.

Not sure if that's any use

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Hi all, I have been getting BSOD increasingly frequently with a message about Driver State Power Failure. I have had to recently re-install vista home premium service pack 2 after the system would not boot. My system is an Intel E7200 with 4 Gig of ram and is running a 32 bit operating system. The system is around 2 years old and is built into a cooler master centurion case and power supply. Any help would be much appreciated.


A:BSOD Driver State Power Failure.

Hi Scott -

All 26 BSODs named Realtek Ethernet as the probable cause -


Rtlh86.sys Tue Sep 26 07:20:27 2006 (45190CFB)

Realtek RTL8168/8111 Family PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet NIC --> http://www.realtek.com/downloads/dow...&GetDown=false



ehdrv.sys Tue Sep 29 06:52:16 2009 (4AC1E6E0)
eamon.sys Tue Sep 29 06:51:42 2009 (4AC1E6BE)
epfwwfpr.sys Tue Sep 29 06:46:24 2009 (4AC1E580)

Update the ESET program installation - v4.2.64.12 --> http://www.eset.com/download

Update this app or remove it -


pdihwctl.sys Tue Dec 10 00:26:44 2002 (3DF57B14) - Portrait Displays, Inc. - http://www.portrait.com/enu/index.html

Portrait Displays --> http://www.portrait.com/enu/index.html

If BSODs persist, run the Driver Verifier -- http://jcgriff2.com/driver_verifier.htm

Windbg Logs
--> http://jcgriff2.com/dbug_logs/_99-db..._jcgriff2_.txt
--> http://jcgriff2.com/dbug_logs/_99-db...riff2_.txt.zip

Regards. . .





Built by: 6002.18267.x86fre.vistasp2_gdr.100608-0458
Debug session time: Sat Sep 11 07:05:44.324 2010 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 22:03:21.434
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for Rtlh86.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for Rtlh86.sys
Probably caused by : Rtlh86.sys
Bugcheck code 0000... Read more

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I'm getting daily BSOD failures, and was finally able to get some of the information. I've attached the zip file and hopefully someone can tell me what i need to do to remedy this. I've included as much information as i can find in my profile.

A:BSOD Driver Power State Failure

In your files, I only found 2 dump files, about a month apart. If you are having daily BSODs, please be sure your computer is configured to create small memory dumps. this will help you Dump Files - Configure Windows to Create on BSOD Pleas use the steps listed to create small memory dumps.

The first dump was on 5-9

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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.
BugCheck 1000007E, {ffffffffc0000005, fffff800034c45da, fffff88003968fa8, fffff88003968800}
Probably caused by : memory_corruption ( nt!MiGetNextNode+2e )
Followup: MachineOwner
The second dump was in July of 2012 So really is of little importance at this point. However, I would suggest you update your Nvidia driver to the latest WHQL version I would also use this method to insure you get a clean install. NVIDIA Drivers - Avoid Problems

I would also, after doing the above like you to Open a elevated command prompt ( click start, type cmd in the search box, right click on the cmd entry and select run as administrator) in the black box that opens, copy/paste sfc /scannow. If you decide to type it, noti... Read more

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Hi everyone, have had a huge amount of help from this website in the past and am wondering if anyone can help.

I have a year old Windows 7 Acer Laptop. Has been performing fine, but have had a couple of Blue Screens in the past week, one of which was a "Driver Power State Failure".

Have attached the minidump files to this message. If anyone can help it would be greatly appreciated.


A:BSOD Driver Power State Failure

don't like to bump my own threads but if anyone can help, would be great help.

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Hi all,

Since I installed Win 7 64 bit Home on my HP 6735s laptop (originally Vista 32 bit) I keep randomly getting the DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE, it's just random so I wonder if you can help.

I also never got this in Vista though I have swapped the network card for HP's recommended Wireless N card.

? OS - Windows 7
? x64
? Original OS Vista 32 bit
? Original OS was OEM, new is Full Retail
? Approx 2 years old
? Age of OS installation - When Win 7 came out, Oct last year? Never been reinstalled.

Will attach the requested files :)


A:[BSOD] Driver Power State Failure Win 7 x64

...and the perfmon file :)

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I have some recent issues with BSOD after start up. After that my laptop just reboots and works fine for the remainder of the day. I recently did a complete clean install of windows 7, because before that I also had some issues with BSOD. See attached the zipfile,

best regards


A:BSOD Driver power state failure

Your logs are incomplete, important files are missing that we need to analyze your issue/s. Follow Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions, let the tool run until it has completely finished and then upload the new logs.

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So I'm getting the driver state power failure BSOD as well. This computer used to be Vista, about a month ago I put Windows 7 on here. It worked great for like 3 weeks but now its giving me this BSOD every 1-2 days, starting May 7th. It happens randomly - the only constant is that I've had firefox open but I don't know if that really has anything to do with it.

I did look into this before posting here, but it seems like basically everybody's is for different reasons so I'm not sure what to do.

I've attached the latest memory dump file from today.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

A:BSOD - Driver State Power Failure

dmp points to atapi.sys. Please run a system files check:


Open an elevated command prompt and enter sfc /scannow.

Update or remove these old drivers or their respective programs:

fffff880`0443b000 fffff880`0459f400 RTKVHD64 RTKVHD64.sys Mon Jun 02 06:11:37 2008 (4843C759)
fffff880`02d5d000 fffff880`02d76000 SCDEmu SCDEmu.SYS Fri Oct 31 02:56:21 2008 (490AAC15)
fffff880`04fa2000 fffff880`04ff8000 SynTP SynTP.sys Thu Mar 27 21:15:32 2008 (47EC46B4)
You may also try a repair install.

Please upload any new dmps that might come.

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

Loading Dump File [C:\Users\Jonathan\AppData\Local\Temp\Temp1_051510-21528-01.zip\051510-21528-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

DbsSplayTreeRangeMap::Add: ignoring zero-sized range at ?fffff800`00ba2730?
Symbol search path is: SRV*c:\symbols*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7600 MP (2 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Built by: 7600.16539.amd64fre.win7_gdr.100226-1909
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0xfffff800`02a12000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0xfffff800`02c4fe50
Debug session time: Sat May 15 21:55:53.880 2010 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 2 days 11:35:38.626
Loading Kernel Symbols
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OS: Vista Home Premium 64,
Notebook: 2 week old dell sxps16

The Skinny

I found this forum from this thread with a similar prob. What's happening right now is,

Main prob:

1. The system can become slow after 15 mins, then the Shutting Down screen takes forever, when I pressed the ON button, I get the BSOD.

Minor issues

2. I'm always starting in 'Test Mode' since this began
3. Sometimes, the usb attached vodafone thumb-modem just stops working/undetected and I have to reinstall it, a result of 'Test Mode'?
4. I just got a Trackman Marble, can the SetPoint driver be the culprit?



Last week, I faced some BSOD probs, but solved it by uninstalling the KB973879 Microsoft Update.

Things were relatively crash-free after that.

Yesterday I went to look at the downloaded but uninstalled MS Updates (horribly BAD idea ) and picked some updates while unticking 2 of those KB#### updates.

At restart, the ShutDown process went (screen is black, comp still on) on for an absurdly long time... I can't make it reboot with the ON button, in the end after 20 minutes I just removed the battery.

Argh!! Why??


Restarted and went into Startup Repair, then logged in.. there's this 'Test Mode' small text at all 4 corners of the wallpaper, and the Vista effects were off, i wonder what else is off in Test Mode?

Security Update for MS Win (KB972260)
Update for MS W... Read more

A:BSOD and Driver Power State Failure

Have you disabled driver signing in your copy of Windows? That's what usually causes this screen. As such, it's likely that you've installed a bad driver - please use System Restore to go back to a point before the driver installation.

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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.

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hi i have laptop model hp elite pro book 8460p Windows 7 Ent
i need help to resolve the Bsod Driver Power State Failure

Thank for the help

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i got my notebook (MSI GE60) a month ago and since then i'm experiencing BSOD. It doesn't happen regularly. Sometimes it happens twice a day, sometimes nothing happens for 2 days .

Below i attached the dump files.

If any other info needed let me know.

A:BSOD: driver power state failure

two things, first Uninstall Daemon tools and then run this program:

Duplex secure

when you run the tool if the uninstall box is greyed out then your done If it is not then click it and let it uninstall. DO NOT click the install button It will install a Driver known to cause BSODs.

Second I notice that your video card driver (which is what the crash dumps are blaming as the problem) Is one of the drivers from the Dec 29 batch there are two things you can try, seeing if there is another update, I have heard tell that there is a beta driver that might solve the problem, or you can install an older driver and see if it fixes things. the drivers can be found here.

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I recently changed the case and added some internal peripherials to my computer. I have a 950W power supply so what I have should not be Bluescreening my computer. I cannot open the ,dmp files to find out what is going on. Can anyone help?

My system:
Win 7 Ultimate 32bit
950W power supply
4 hard drives
2 Super Mulit Optical drives
1 flash card bay
Asus motherboard (that was running fine before I changed cases)
in win IRONCLAD case (4 120 fans, and 1 huge fan)

I am attaching the BSOD for today as a zip file.

A:BSOD with Driver power state Failure

Make and model of your Asus mobo?

Please post the info from this topic: http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html

Initial triage suggests a problem with vclone.sys - a component of your VirtualCloneCD driver.
This theory is also supported by the presence of drivers related to it that date from 2002 (ElbyCDFL.sys and
I'd suggest uninstalling it to see if that stops the BSOD's

Also, your Norton shows up in the memory dumps, so I'd keep an eye on that.

PLease remove or update these older drivers. DO NOT use Windows Update or the update function of Device Manager:


ElbyCDFL.sys Thu Nov 28 09:18:04 2002 (3DE6259C)
- ElbyCDIO Filter Driver
- Driver Reference

dvd43llh.sys Mon Feb 07 13:16:49 2005 (4207B091)
- DVD For Free by RIF
- Driver Reference

ElbyVCD.sys Thu Nov 28 05:43:49 2002 (3DE5F365)
- VirtualCloneCD Driver
- Driver Reference

SI3114r.sys Wed Oct 03 17:45:37 2007 (47040D81)
- Silicon Image driver
- Driver Reference

DRVMCDB.SYS Fri Jul 21 14:20:31 2006 (44C11AEF)
- Drive Letter Access Component of Roxio Drag-to-Disc
- Driver Reference

SiWinAcc.sys Thu Jun 14 20:02:27 2007 (4671D713)
- Silicon Image driver
- Driver Reference

PxHelp20.sys Mon Jul 24 20:18:21 2006 (44C5634D)
- Sonic CD/DVD driver (used by many different CD/DVD programs)
- Driver Reference

DLARTL_M.SYS Thu Feb 08 23:04:41 2007 (45CBF2D9)
- Shared Driver Component of Roxio Drag-to-Disc
- Driver Reference

DLACDBHM.SYS Thu Feb 08 23:05:12 2007 (... Read more

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i am having an issue with bsod's it says driver power state failure and crashes
i tried to upload the minidump files but it says i dont have permission to access these files but i am logged in as the administrator please help

A:BSOD driver power state failure

What OS are you running?

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I've been getting a blue screen for the past week now every time my computer goes to sleep with the Driver Power State Failure message. I've done a lot of research and can see that this is likely due to a faulty driver that isn't updated, and since Windows Update has recently been doing a lot of updating I suspect this is the case. I just need to know which driver is causing the problem. More info:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 9f
BCP1: 0000000000000003
BCP2: FFFFFA8006B26060
BCP3: FFFFF80000B9C518
BCP4: FFFFFA80099CC970
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 768_1

Files that help describe the problem:

A:Driver Power State Failure BSOD

Edit: Please follow Arc's instructions first
Welcome to the Forum.

Check for an update on the driver below:

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* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 9F, {3, fffffa800708fa10, fffff80000b9c518, fffffa8006ea7bd0}

Probably caused by : pci.sys

Followup: MachineOwner

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

A driver has failed to complete a power IRP within a specific time (usually 10 minutes).
Arg1: 0000000000000003, A device object has been blocking an Irp for too long a time
Arg2: fffffa800708fa10, Physical Device Object of the stack
Arg3: fffff80000b9c518, nt!TRIAGE_9F_POWER on Win7, otherw... Read more

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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,

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 -


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 -


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 -


Log Name: Application
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Hello all
I started to have a driver power state failure bsod error. I don't what triggers the error it seems random to me tho I have a hunch about it's being connected to internet usage or hdd, like when I use spotify or dropbox it's likely to crash.

Uploaded both dm log and sf diagnostic log

Thank you all!

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It seems like Google Chrome is causing an issue I would uninstall that and see how that goes.
I am also seeing an error with your NVidia driver. The driver is dated Wed Jul 02 18:42:02 2014.
Try see if there is an update for your NVidia card.

I also noticed from dxdiag that your display is using the integrated Intel HD 4000 and not your GeForce GTX675m. Not to sure on this though, but that is what it seems like.

Are you using multiple displays?
Is your DVI or HDMI cable plugged into the Graphics card?
(Best to wait for additional input from someone else regarding the display)

- Callum

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I updated my laptop and restored all my drivers, My laptop is a Asus S551LB.
All the drivers are up-to-date says my driver program.
Is there something wrong?

Many Thanks,


A:BSOD - Driver Power State Failure

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.

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recently my laptop (Acer 5655G-9471) started showing me BSODs while Shutting down. After about 10-15 minutes of showing me "Shutting down...", it fails and shows me DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE. Not sure what the error code was but I'll write that down when it happens the next time. Attached is a SF Diagnostic dump.

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BugCheck 1000009F, {4, 258, fffffa8004de5b60, fffff80000b9c3d0}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for GEARAspiWDM.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for GEARAspiWDM.sys
Implicit thread is now fffffa80`04de5b60
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for win32k.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for win32k.sys
Probably caused by : GEARAspiWDM.sys ( GEARAspiWDM+721b )

Usual causes: Device driver
GEAR ASPI Filter Drive Kernel:

5/18/2009 1:17:04 PM
gearaspiwdm.sys - Information

This driver seems to be causing some issues with your system, from what I have found, it is usually linked with iTunes or a CD/DVD burning program.

Could please upload the .NFO separately since for some reason it is being reported as corrupted:

Start > Type: msinfo32 > File, SaveScreenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

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Morning, all.

I could use a bit of help--I've been having a number of BSODs lately, and they always relate to a driver power state failure. Doing my own research has not really been as productive as I'd like.

Of note: this really only happens when I open the laptop back up after leaving it alone for some hours (when I wake up, and occasionally when I get back from work). The computer will run fine for about 5-10 minutes, and then I get a BSOD. I'm running Vista, SP2, on a Dell Inspiron 1525--haven't really had any major problems with this before.

I'm attaching a zip of the minidump and the msinfo32 file as I saw requested in another thread. Many thanks for any help!


A:BSOD and Driver Power State Failure

For more specific troubleshooting, please follow the blue screen posting instructions to provide your full reports.http://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...ta-452654.html
Crashes point to your M-Audio KeyStudio device and/or its drivers. It is conflicting with your PreSonus Inspire WDM device and/or its drivers.


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