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Windows 7: BSOD - Driver Power State Failure

06 Jan 2014   #1

Win 7 Professional x64
BSOD - Driver Power State Failure

Hi everyone

I was getting alot of bluescreens and didnt need anything on my computer so have just reformatted this machine - However I am still getting some problems.

(Which makes it a hardware problem I assume)

However I do no know exactly what is wrong ?

Hope someone could please point me in the correct direction

Thanks alot!!

P.S this is another machine from my profile stats

Intel Core 2 Dual E6750 @ 2.66Ghz
500GB / 6GB DDR2 Ram
Radeon HD 6850
Asus P5KR motherboard

My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Jan 2014   #2
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64

BIOS Version/Date	American Megatrends Inc. 0703, 26/06/2008
Please see if an updated BIOS is available for your PC.
0: kd> lmvm atikmpag
start             end                 module name
fffff880`03a00000 fffff880`03aa0000   atikmpag T (no symbols)           
    Loaded symbol image file: atikmpag.sys
    Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\atikmpag.sys
    Image name: atikmpag.sys
    Timestamp:        Sat Dec 07 06:51:45 2013 (52A231D9)
    CheckSum:         0009FEFF
    ImageSize:        000A0000
    Translations:     0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
Please check the AMD site to see if an updated driver is available for your Radeon card.

Uninstall Avast - its a known cause of BSOD's - replace it with MSE.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Jan 2014   #3

Win 7 Professional x64


Thanks for that

I have uninstalled Avast and installed MSE (while doing this it crashed one more - Dump attached)

AMD Driver Autodetect.exe - 'You have the latest driver version for your system'

Could not find a newer BIOS though
My System SpecsSystem Spec

06 Jan 2014   #4
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64

*                                                                             *
*                        Bugcheck Analysis                                    *
*                                                                             *

Invalid system memory was referenced.  This cannot be protected by try-except,
it must be protected by a Probe.  Typically the address is just plain bad or it
is pointing at freed memory.
Arg1: fffff8a00e756da8, memory referenced.
Arg2: 0000000000000001, value 0 = read operation, 1 = write operation.
Arg3: fffff880012f9ed4, If non-zero, the instruction address which referenced the bad memory
Arg4: 0000000000000000, (reserved)

Debugging Details:

Could not read faulting driver name

WRITE_ADDRESS: GetPointerFromAddress: unable to read from fffff80002eff0e8
GetUlongFromAddress: unable to read from fffff80002eff198
 fffff8a00e756da8 Paged pool

fffff880`012f9ed4 6644895cc810    mov     word ptr [rax+rcx*8+10h],r11w






I need a 2nd the meantime, please run MemTest86+ for a minimum of 8 passes, or until any errors occur. I recommend running it overnight as it takes a few hours.

RAM - Test with Memtest86+
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