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Windows 7: BSOD Driver State Power Failure

22 Dec 2012   #1
jzucker

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
BSOD Driver State Power Failure

Intermittently I get this blue screen. The latest crash occurred as I was typing so i don't think it has anything to do with sleep mode as someone suggested.

I have not installed anything lately other than adobe photoshop and lightroom updates.

Any help would be appreciated.


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23 Dec 2012   #2
Arc

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Welcome aboard

It is caused by the display driver.
Code:
!irp fffffa80172e7670
Irp is active with 4 stacks 3 is current (= 0xfffffa80172e77d0)
 No Mdl: No System Buffer: Thread 00000000:  Irp stack trace.  Pending has been returned
     cmd  flg cl Device   File     Completion-Context
 [  0, 0]   0  0 00000000 00000000 00000000-00000000    

            Args: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
 [ 16, 0]   0  0 fffffa800c85aa10 00000000 fffff8800f4db9dc-fffffa8011998b20    
           \Driver\pci    nvlddmkm
            Args: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
>[ 16, 2]   0 e1 fffffa800ef81480 00000000 00000000-00000000    pending
           \Driver\nvlddmkm
            Args: 00000000 00000001 00000001 00000000
 [  0, 0]   0  0 00000000 00000000 00000000-fffffa800ba7a8e0    

            Args: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
And it is very old ....
Code:
 lmvm nvlddmkm
start             end                 module name
fffff880`0f425000 fffff880`100a1000   nvlddmkm T (no symbols)           
    Loaded symbol image file: nvlddmkm.sys
    Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\nvlddmkm.sys
    Image name: nvlddmkm.sys
    Timestamp:        Wed Sep 28 13:41:13 2011 (4E82D6A1)
    CheckSum:         00C67C7A
    ImageSize:        00C7C000
    Translations:     0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
Apply the latest version of nVidia display driver.
You may download it directly, from our forum link Latest NVIDIA ForceWare Video Drivers Windows 7; or you may opt for the Option 2 of Drivers- Download NVIDIA Drivers for “Automatically find drivers for my NVIDIA products” (it requires java installed).



Let us know the results.
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23 Dec 2012   #3
jzucker

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

thanks. I updated the video drivers last night. I'll post back in a week if it fixes the problem. Sooner if I get another crash. Are you running windbg on the crash dumps?
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23 Dec 2012   #4
Arc

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Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jzucker View Post
Are you running windbg on the crash dumps?
Yes.
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