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driver power state failure

  1. #1


    skytopdesigns Guest

    driver power state failure

    that is the message on the blue screen .

    i am having a problem and i cant figure it out. how do i know what driver.
    i belive that there is a hard drive problem but i havent figured out which
    one. i have 2 hard drives. one seagate and one western digital

    thanks


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  2. #2


    Ace Guest

    Re: driver power state failure

    If I take that error message literally; Windows is telling you that the
    drive's power feed failed while it was in operation.
    Check the cables to your drives for faults, and make sure that your PSU
    can provide enough power to your entire system.
    Power hungry graphics cards may require bigger PSU's.






    =?Utf-8?B?c2t5dG9wZGVzaWducw==?=
    <skytopdesigns@xxxxxx> wrote in
    news:616D9A4F-D062-4865-94AD-EB8CD2AB98C6@xxxxxx:

    > that is the message on the blue screen .
    >
    > i am having a problem and i cant figure it out. how do i know what
    > driver.
    > i belive that there is a hard drive problem but i havent figured out
    > which
    > one. i have 2 hard drives. one seagate and one western digital
    >
    > thanks
    >
    >


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  3. #3


    skytopdesigns Guest

    Re: driver power state failure

    hmm, havent thought of that. i have been having loads of problems. they are
    posted in the vista general discussion.
    my computer guy seems to think it could be a drive or the mother board ,
    my computer is only 7 months old though and a powerful system. i have 2
    nvidea gforce., ill tell him. he was going to wipe off the c drive and
    reload vista to see if that helps ..

    "Ace" wrote:

    > If I take that error message literally; Windows is telling you that the
    > drive's power feed failed while it was in operation.
    > Check the cables to your drives for faults, and make sure that your PSU
    > can provide enough power to your entire system.
    > Power hungry graphics cards may require bigger PSU's.
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    > =?Utf-8?B?c2t5dG9wZGVzaWducw==?=
    > <skytopdesigns@xxxxxx> wrote in
    > news:616D9A4F-D062-4865-94AD-EB8CD2AB98C6@xxxxxx:
    >

    > > that is the message on the blue screen .
    > >
    > > i am having a problem and i cant figure it out. how do i know what
    > > driver.
    > > i belive that there is a hard drive problem but i havent figured out
    > > which
    > > one. i have 2 hard drives. one seagate and one western digital
    > >
    > > thanks
    > >
    > >
    >
    >
    >
    > --
    > *Reply to newsgroup please.
    > *Your mileage may vary.
    > *Spelling/Grammar errors free of charge.
    >

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  4. #4


    usasma Guest

    RE: driver power state failure

    Here's a link to the error message on your Blue Screen:
    http://aumha.org/a/stop.php#0x9f

    You can locate the dump files on your system (usually in
    C:\Windows\Minidump) in order to analyze them (
    http://forums.majorgeeks.com/showthread.php?t=35246 ) and post the
    information back for a detailed analysis.

    But, to start, I'd update your motherboard/chipset drivers and your video
    drivers - as they are (IMO) the most likely culprits.

    - John


    "skytopdesigns" wrote:

    > that is the message on the blue screen .
    >
    > i am having a problem and i cant figure it out. how do i know what driver.
    > i belive that there is a hard drive problem but i havent figured out which
    > one. i have 2 hard drives. one seagate and one western digital
    >
    > thanks
    >

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  5. #5


    skytopdesigns Guest

    RE: driver power state failure

    you seem to be on the same thought process as my computer guy. but he found
    no updates for the chipset . he too thought they were the problem

    i already updated the video cards and that did stop some other problems.



    "usasma" wrote:

    > Here's a link to the error message on your Blue Screen:
    > http://aumha.org/a/stop.php#0x9f
    >
    > You can locate the dump files on your system (usually in
    > C:\Windows\Minidump) in order to analyze them (
    > http://forums.majorgeeks.com/showthread.php?t=35246 ) and post the
    > information back for a detailed analysis.
    >
    > But, to start, I'd update your motherboard/chipset drivers and your video
    > drivers - as they are (IMO) the most likely culprits.
    >
    > - John
    >
    >
    > "skytopdesigns" wrote:
    >

    > > that is the message on the blue screen .
    > >
    > > i am having a problem and i cant figure it out. how do i know what driver.
    > > i belive that there is a hard drive problem but i havent figured out which
    > > one. i have 2 hard drives. one seagate and one western digital
    > >
    > > thanks
    > >

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