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Windows 7: BSOD/Driver Power State Failure when computer sleeps/hibernates

18 Jul 2012   #11


If you are running two AV products at the same time, you can expect performance issues and BSOD's. Please remove one of your security programs and test. If you feel the issue is with your Symantec product, please open a case with support, and they will be happy to assist. be prepared to provide the full memory dump for analysis.

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18 Jul 2012   #12

Windows 6 64bit

Thanks for the help. For some reason I had three SunBelt drivers that I had to remove. I tested it a few times and it seems to be OK so far! Will mark this as solved tomorrow just to be sure no additional issues arise today. Thanks and will keep you posted in the next 24 hours.
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20 Jul 2012   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate x64/Windows 8 Consumer Preview x64/Ubuntu 11.04

Great, I'm glad I could help.
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