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BSOD computer randomly crashing overnight while in sleep mode
My laptop would crash overnight while I am asleep every few days. I would have it be on sleep mode before I sleep, then the BSOD would be on when I wake up in the morning. Google Chrome or MS Words are usually the only programs that are open before I put the laptop to sleep. Unfortunately, I know nothing to very little about operating technicalities of computers. I would appreciate any sort of help!
EDIT: The attached file was not renamed to my user name. The second post is the attachment that has the name edited. Sorry!
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|01 Oct 2012||#3|
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STOP 0x0000009F: DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE
Usual causes: Device driver
Startup Programs - Change
Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup
Keep nothing except your antivirus..but the problem is I don't see any antivirus.
What antivirus are you using?
I and many members on our forum recommend Microsoft security essentials with
a great combination of Malware Bytes.
→ Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows
→Malwarebytes - The Free version
→ Good and Free system security combination.
Run a full scan with both (separately) once downloaded, installed and updated.
Start Menu\Programs\McAfee Security Scan Plus Public:Start Menu\Programs\McAfee Security Scan Plus Public
>[ 16, 2] 0 e1 fffffa8006d42e20 00000000 fffff8000306ece0-fffffa8003e10bf0 Success Error Cancel pending Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\SynTP.sys, Win32 error 0n2 *** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for SynTP.sys *** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for SynTP.sys \Driver\SynTP nt!IopUnloadSafeCompletion
0: kd> lmvm SynTP start end module name fffff880`0443b000 fffff880`04598000 SynTP T (no symbols) Loaded symbol image file: SynTP.sys Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\SynTP.sys Image name: SynTP.sys Timestamp: Fri Dec 17 22:51:13 2010 (4D0B9501) CheckSum: 00163764 ImageSize: 0015D000 Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
Get the latest drivers installed and let us know if the blue screens reoccur.
Google Search - Synaptics Touchpad Driver
You should also update your Realtek networking drivers.
0: kd> lmvm rt64win7 start end module name fffff880`05600000 fffff880`0566a000 Rt64win7 (deferred) Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\Rt64win7.sys Image name: Rt64win7.sys Timestamp: Wed Feb 16 14:33:57 2011 (4D5B92FD) CheckSum: 000754A7 ImageSize: 0006A000 Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
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|04 Oct 2012||#9|
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The dump shows memory corruption but that might not be the real cause and before suggesting you to take memtest lets enable driver verifier to rule out buggy drivers.
Verifier puts extreme stress on the drivers, bad ones will cause BSOD. If we change all those drivers we hope for no more BSODs, If you get no BSODs, then its not a driver and we look to hardware. With verifier on your computer may be a little laggy, but actually..its just doing its work.
Driver Verifier runs in the background, "testing" drivers for bugs. If it finds one, a Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) will result; the corresponding dump file will hopefully show the faulty driver.
I'd suggest that you first backup your data and then make sure you've got access to another computer so you can contact us if problems arise. Then make a System Restore point (so you can restore the system using the Vista/Windows 7 Startup Repair feature).
In Windows 7 you can make a Startup Repair disk by going to Start....All Programs...Maintenance...Create a System Repair Disc - with Windows Vista you'll have to use your installation disk or the "Repair your computer" option at the top of the Safe Mode menu .
Then, here's the procedure:
- Go to Start and type in verifier and press Enter
- Select Create custom settings (for code developers) and click Next
- Select Select individual settings from a full list and click Next
- Select everything EXCEPT FOR Low Resource Simulation and click Next
- Select Select driver names from a list and click Next
Then select all drivers NOT provided by Microsoft and click Next
- Select Finish on the next page.
Reboot the system and wait for it to crash to the Blue Screen. Continue to use your system normally, and if you know what causes the crash, do that repeatedly. The objective here is to get the system to crash because Driver Verifier is stressing the drivers out. If it doesn't crash for you, then let it run for at least 36 hours of continuous operation (an estimate on my part).
If you can't get into Windows because it crashes too soon, try it in Safe Mode.
If you can't get into Safe Mode, try using System Restore from your installation DVD to set the system back to the previous restore point that you created.
Driver Verifier - Enable and Disable
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