I have had intermittent problems with getting my HP laptop to successfully enter sleep or hibernate mode. Recently the BSODs are happening much more frequently, and I can't determine what changes may have precipitated any of this.
When trying to sleep, the screen goes black, but the HDD and fans spin until a BSOD appears (many minutes later). WhoCrashed analysis of the latest minidump
On Thu 6/14/2012 12:53:36 AM GMT your computer crashed
crash dump file: C:\Windows\Minidump\061412-45271-01.dmp
This was probably caused by the following module: ntoskrnl.exe
Bugcheck code: 0x9F (0x3, 0xFFFFFA8007B4D060, 0xFFFFF80004778748, 0xFFFFFA8007FD3B80)
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 which cannot be identified at this time
Analyisis in WinDBG gives the same results.
I have read about this being often caused by video or network drivers
, so I have tried to update all of those. I have also tried a CHKDSK. My machine
(full system specs in my profile)
Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 Retail
1 year old laptop
6 months since OS install - it seems like the problem has always occurred in some form, since the initial OS setup P.S.
I would love to learn more about debugging my crashes, so I appreciate any guidance on the steps I missed.
Thanks very much for your help!