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Windows 7: BSOD - Driver power state error

28 Apr 2011   #1

Windows 7 Pro 32-bit
 
 
BSOD - Driver power state error

Hi, I am recently facing this BSOD prob that really bothers me. The screen says something like "driver power state error" and ask me to disable BIOS caching and shodowing if i am not mistaken.

Hope to get some ideas on how to debug it. Thank you so much!


Asus F5RL (laptop)
windows 7 Pro 32-bit
1.66GHz 2GB RAM
160GB HArd disk
ATI Radeon Xpress 1100

is an old com abt 4 years

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28 Apr 2011   #2

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Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Not seeing any BSOD minidumps. Make sure they are enabled
Set MiniDump

Code:
Event[93]:
  Log Name: System
  Source: volmgr
  Date: 2011-04-28T23:33:10.046
  Event ID: 46
  Task: N/A
  Level: Error
  Opcode: N/A
  Keyword: Classic
  User: N/A
  User Name: N/A
  Computer: HangSeng-PC
  Description: 
Crash dump initialization failed!
Code:
AutoReboot=TRUE
Caption=
DebugFilePath=%SystemRoot%\MEMORY.DMP
DebugInfoType=0
Description=
ExpandedDebugFilePath=C:\Windows\MEMORY.DMP
ExpandedMiniDumpDirectory=C:\Windows\Minidump
KernelDumpOnly=FALSE
MiniDumpDirectory=%SystemRoot%\Minidump
Name=Microsoft Windows 7 Professional |C:\Windows|\Device\Harddisk0\Partition1
OverwriteExistingDebugFile=TRUE
SendAdminAlert=FALSE
SettingID=
WriteDebugInfo=FALSE
WriteToSystemLog=FALSE
Looks like dump writing is disabled. Follow the instructions from the link above to get it set up properly

Code:
Total Physical Memory:     1,919 MB
Available Physical Memory: 803 MB
You probably could use another stick of memory. Running kind of low.

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29 Apr 2011   #3

Windows 7 Pro 32-bit
 
 

Thanks for the time and attention. The BSOD prob has became more frequent. really worries me
I am suppose to have 2GB of RAM and was not really running much heavy apps, why is my RAM so low? can it be some hardware prob at the RAM?

Thanks!
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29 Apr 2011   #4

Windows 7 Pro 32-bit
 
 

I computer is totally crashed. Can't even log on to windows. not even safe mode... need some help here
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29 Apr 2011   #5

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Try a Startup Repair

Let me know if you can get back into Windows.
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30 Apr 2011   #6

Windows 7 Pro 32-bit
 
 

I tried a startup repair, after the repair, the system tries to load window, but before anything happens, my com restarts again. I realized that my blue screen shows different errors, does this means that my motherboard is spoilt?
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30 Apr 2011   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

can you still boot into safe mod ?

Advanced Boot Options
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30 Apr 2011   #8

Windows 7 Pro 32-bit
 
 

I just managed to boot into safe mode.
I tried taking out 1 the 2 RAM sticks, and running the computer on the remaining RAM.
BSOD still happens. If i did not remember wrongly, i got BSOD once when I was in safe mode previously.

What else can i try, to locate the problem?
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30 Apr 2011   #9

Windows 7 Pro 32-bit
 
 

I have attached a list of crash events using BlueScreenView.
Can someone tell me what's happening to my computer?
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30 Apr 2011   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

I think it's time to take a closer look at the hardware.
Follow these tutorials and report back

RAM - Test with Memtest86+

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...t-prime95.html

-DG
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