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Windows 7: BSOD: Driver power State Failure

06 Jun 2013   #21

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So you were worried only :)

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06 Jun 2013   #22

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Glad it's working well for you. If you think the problems are over, please mark the thread solved. Good luck.
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06 Jun 2013   #23

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And one more request, c0nvice mate. For future users, please let us know what are the steps you have followed. It may guide us to frame some more ideas.

I have instructed the link state power management thing twice only, including your thread, and you are the first one who responded. So your detailed feedback will be helpful for me.
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09 Jun 2013   #24

Windows 7 Home edition x64


I include the summary of the steps I followed although I'm not sure at which stage the problem was totally fixed.

First, I updated my graphics card driver from Drivers - Download NVIDIA Drivers

This stopped the issue of my laptop getting a BSOD on shutdown entirely, but i still had bsod's while browsing. Also, my laptop was sometimes not recognising my gpu and I was getting the same 2 updates "successfully installed" every time I was shutting down.

I then followed the guide: Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot which found 3 issues on my laptop through malwarebytes but no issues related to the scannow command.

After that, I followed: Power Plan Settings - Change and at step 5, did Expand PCI Express > Link State Power Management > Settings > Set it to "off" > Apply> OK.

Finally, I went to the following link: Same Updates everyday - KB2656351 and KB2600217 - Microsoft Community and manually uninstalled all .NET fixes. When I restarted I had about 25 updates but once those were through I stopped getting the same updates every time I restarted.

Currently getting no BSODs and GPU seems to always be recognised. Thanks again!
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09 Jun 2013   #25

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Thank you, mate. Added reps to you, for letting us know it so elaborately. I am sure that it will help a lot of users in future.
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