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Windows 7: "Driver Power State Failure"

31 Dec 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
"Driver Power State Failure"

Hello. I seem to be having the same problem as the original post...multiple BSOD per day with "Driver Power State Failure" listed as the reason. I do not want to assume the solution is the same as above until you take a look and advise. Thank you.

My System SpecsSystem Spec

31 Dec 2012   #2

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Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by biglos44 View Post
Hello. I seem to be having the same problem as the original post...multiple BSOD per day with "Driver Power State Failure" listed as the reason. I do not want to assume the solution is the same as above until you take a look and advise. Thank you.
Welcome to SevenForums biglos44.

They look similar honestly.

McAfee is a frequent cause of BSOD-s, consider uninstalling it with the McAfee Removal Tool and replace with Microsoft Security Essentials (To test)
fffff880`037df000 fffff880`037fb000   mfeapfk.sys
fffff880`037b2000 fffff880`037df000
Description here:
Code: ==== McAfee Firewall Total Protection 2010

mfeapfk.sys ==== McAfee
Start Menu\Programs\McAfee	Public:Start Menu\Programs\McAfee	Public
Start Menu\Programs\McAfee Security Scan Plus	Public:Start Menu\Programs\McAfee Security Scan Plus	Public
Start Menu\Programs\Spybot - Search & Destroy	Public:Start Menu\Programs\Spybot - Search & Destroy	Public
Spybot is not the best security software. It slows down the system.Microsoft Security Essentials.
Recommended from a strict BSOD perspective, compatibility & stability compared to other antiviruses/internet security software. It is free and lightweight:-
warning   Warning
Do not start the free trial of Malware Bytes; remember to deselect that option when prompted.

Run a full scan with both (separately) once downloaded, installed and updated.

Perform a System File Check:
  1. Click on the start
  2. Type CMD on Search
  3. Left click and Run as Administrator
  4. Type SFC /scannow
Full tutorial here:Disk Check on your hard drive for file system errors and bad sectors on it:Reduce items at start-up. Nothing except anti-virus is required:Go to this link: Intel® Driver Update Utility Check the system for latest updates. Download and install them one by one.

Update this driver:
lmvm RTL8192su
start             end                 module name
fffff880`03cc6000 fffff880`03d89000   RTL8192su T (no symbols)           
    Loaded symbol image file: RTL8192su.sys
    Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\RTL8192su.sys
    Image name: RTL8192su.sys
    Timestamp:        Thu Jul 08 13:18:33 2010 (4C357BC9)
    CheckSum:         000B0D2E
    ImageSize:        000C3000
    Translations:     0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
From here: Driver Reference Table

Let us know if this helps.
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