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Windows 7: Random BSOD 9f Driver_Power_State_Failure

09 Aug 2012   #1
alsorensen

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 
Random BSOD 9f Driver_Power_State_Failure

I recently re-installed Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit. I installed all of the latest drivers I could find and am now getting random Blue Screens with a BCC Code of 9f and a message of driver_power_state_failure. It has happened a couple times overnight when no one was on the computer and it happened this morning while Origin was applying and update.

I have attached the files from this mornings crash.


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09 Aug 2012   #2
yowanvista

Windows 10 Pro x64, Arch Linux
 
 

The cause is Asus Charger Driver (AiCharger.sys), an utility that charges your iPhone/iPod/iPad through USB ports. It should either be removed or updated.
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Code:
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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: fffffa801e9a9440, Physical Device Object of the stack
Arg3: fffff800068073d8, Functional Device Object of the stack
Arg4: fffffa8020a09010, The blocked IRP

Debugging Details:
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DRVPOWERSTATE_SUBCODE:  3

IRP_ADDRESS:  fffffa8020a09010

DEVICE_OBJECT: fffffa801ec64400

DRIVER_OBJECT: fffffa8014d2e250

IMAGE_NAME:  AiCharger.sys

DEBUG_FLR_IMAGE_TIMESTAMP:  4f6addd7

MODULE_NAME: AiCharger

FAULTING_MODULE: fffff88009098000 AiCharger

CUSTOMER_CRASH_COUNT:  1

DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID:  VISTA_DRIVER_FAULT

BUGCHECK_STR:  0x9F

PROCESS_NAME:  System

CURRENT_IRQL:  2

LAST_CONTROL_TRANSFER:  from fffff800061076c2 to fffff8000609d1c0

STACK_TEXT:  
fffff800`06807388 fffff800`061076c2 : 00000000`0000009f 00000000`00000003 fffffa80`1e9a9440 fffff800`068073d8 : nt!KeBugCheckEx
fffff800`06807390 fffff800`060a7e3c : fffff800`068074c0 fffff800`068074c0 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000001 : nt! ?? ::FNODOBFM::`string'+0x34050
fffff800`06807430 fffff800`060a7cd6 : fffff800`06244f20 00000000`011ccdba 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : nt!KiProcessTimerDpcTable+0x6c
fffff800`068074a0 fffff800`060a7bbe : 000002a5`f15183b6 fffff800`06807b18 00000000`011ccdba fffff800`062139c8 : nt!KiProcessExpiredTimerList+0xc6
fffff800`06807af0 fffff800`060a79a7 : 000000ee`5734ccc1 000000ee`011ccdba 000000ee`5734cc54 00000000`000000ba : nt!KiTimerExpiration+0x1be
fffff800`06807b90 fffff800`06094eca : fffff800`0620fe80 fffff800`0621dcc0 00000000`00000000 fffff880`00000000 : nt!KiRetireDpcList+0x277
fffff800`06807c40 00000000`00000000 : fffff800`06808000 fffff800`06802000 fffff800`06807c00 00000000`00000000 : nt!KiIdleLoop+0x5a


STACK_COMMAND:  kb

FOLLOWUP_NAME:  MachineOwner

FAILURE_BUCKET_ID:  X64_0x9F_IMAGE_AiCharger.sys

BUCKET_ID:  X64_0x9F_IMAGE_AiCharger.sys
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17 Aug 2012   #3
alsorensen

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Thanks for your help. I updated the BIOS from 1203 to 2002 and unistalled the old ASUS AI Charger. I downloaded the latest version of ASUS AI Charger (V1.02.01) from the ASUS download site and installed it. I got 2 more BSOD with the same signature within less than 24 hours. I called ASUS technical support twice and got no help at all so I uninstalled the product. My system has run clean for 3 days now.
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