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Windows 7: Random BSOD: DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE with 0x0000009f, slow PC

13 Jun 2014   #1
schneidermato

Win 7 64bit
 
 
Random BSOD: DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE with 0x0000009f, slow PC

Hello,

friend of mine has problem on one computer, it is Lenovo E540 with i7 CPU and is incredible slow - after Win logon he has to wait like 2 or 3 minutes to be able to work normally, PC is freezing sometimes, it is slow and displaying some errors occasionally.
Sometimes he also gets BSOD, usually (always) it is DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE with 0x0000009f, I am attaching dump files and info about those BSOD.

Pls, what can be wrong? I don´t know how to analyze those dumps.
Can it also affect speed of whole PC?

Attached all dump files from his PC, there is also txt with info from NirSoft's Blue Screen View. Sorry, I first gathered dumps then saw info about SF Diagnostic Tool, but I believe it is grabbing dump files that I attached.

Thank you very much for help
Martin


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13 Jun 2014   #2
Arc

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview 64-bit
 
 

Hi schneidermato.

The BSOD is caused by ASIX AX88179/178A USB 3.0/2.0 to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter by ASIX Electronics Corp. (I guess yours is USB3?)
Code:
            Args: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
>[ 16, 2]   0 e1 fffffa800a72d050 00000000 fffff800034d8210-fffffa8007447430 Success Error Cancel pending
          Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\ax88179_178a.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for ax88179_178a.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for ax88179_178a.sys
 \Driver\AX88179    nt!PopSystemIrpCompletion
            Args: 00014400 00000000 00000004 00000002
 [  0, 0]   0  0 00000000 00000000 00000000-fffffa8007447430    

            Args: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
Which seems to be old.
Code:
    Image name: ax88179_178a.sys
    Timestamp:        Tue Dec 11 12:44:36 2012 (50C6DD5C)
Try to update it from Drivers - ASIX Electronics Corporation

Let us know the result.

If the BSODs continue, post it following the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions.
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14 Jun 2014   #3
schneidermato

Win 7 64bit
 
 

Hello, Arc. Thank you for info. I´ll try that on Monday and let you know. Thank you very much for now
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16 Jun 2014   #4
schneidermato

Win 7 64bit
 
 

Hello, I´ve tried to update drivers and then reset PC and BSOD appeared again.
Here are logs from SF Diag tool and DM Log collector.
Thank you for help in advance
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16 Jun 2014   #5
Arc

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview 64-bit
 
 

Code:
fffff880`03583330  fffffa80`1813b520Unable to load image C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\em008_64.dat, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for em008_64.dat
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for em008_64.dat
 em008_64+0xa0520
Code:
fffff880`03583588  fffff880`0588f5f0Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\epfw.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for epfw.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for epfw.sys
 epfw+0x205f0
Code:
fffff880`035840b8  fffff880`01890a2eUnable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\epfwwfp.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for epfwwfp.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for epfwwfp.sys
 epfwwfp+0x4a2e
Seeing such a mess, I would suggest you to uninstall ESET Smart Security, at least as a test. Use Microsoft Security Essentials as your antivirus with windows inbuilt firewall, and free MBAM as the on demand scanner.

Code:
fffff880`03585530  fffff880`06acaad1Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\iusb3xhc.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for iusb3xhc.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for iusb3xhc.sys
 iusb3xhc+0x4bad1
Code:
fffff880`03586738  fffff880`08b68c21Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\iusb3hub.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for iusb3hub.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for iusb3hub.sys
 iusb3hub+0x3ac21
Download and install Intel USB3 Drivers. https://downloadcenter.intel.com/default.aspx

Also download and install Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software and Drivers for Windows 7.

Free up the startup. Windows does not need any other program to auto start with it, but the auto start programs often conflicts and causes various problems including BSODs.
  1. Click on the Start button
  2. Type “msconfig (without quotes), click the resulting link. It will open the System Configuration window.
  3. Select the “Startup” tab.
  4. Deselect all items other than the antivirus and the touchpad driver SynTPEnh.
  5. Apply > OK
  6. Accept then restart.
Let us know the result. Also let us know ... do you use the Onelink Dock USB gigalan?
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16 Jun 2014   #6
schneidermato

Win 7 64bit
 
 

Hello, Arc, thank you. I will try all that.
I have also ESET on my computer and (I hope) there are no problems.
Yes, he is using that Onelink Dock USB

I´ve also checked msconfig before and except some Lenovo apps it looked guite empty. But will take a look at that once again.

Martin
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16 Jun 2014   #7
Arc

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview 64-bit
 
 

ESET is excellent. I used it over years (4 years exactly). But it causes issues in some systems like any other AV. An unfortunate situation.

As Onelink Dock USB is in use, update the driver to it, too.
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