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BSOD with driver_power_state_failure when logging in

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    BSOD with driver_power_state_failure when logging in


    I would like to ask for your help. I have a new Acer V5-573G notebook, I installed Windows 8.1 on it, and sometimes I get into BSOD with the error driver_power_state_failure when I want to log in after switching on or waking up the computer. Not all the time though, it happens during about every 5th log in. I suppose it's caused by one of the drivers installed but I can't figure out by which one of them. I reinstalled Windows once, but it didn't solve the problem. Once I have already logged in, the computer works fine, BSOD haven't happened then yet.
    I attached my dump files.
    Please help me, if you can.

    Thank you in advance,

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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    The issue you are experiencing seems to be caused by Nvidia Graphics driver.

    Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\nvlddmkm.sys, Win32 error 0n2
    *** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for nvlddmkm.sys
    *** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for nvlddmkm.sys
     [ 16, 0]   0  2 ffffe000010f2060 00000000 fffff8000275b76c-ffffe00002dfe6b0    
    	       \Driver\pci	nvlddmkm
    Please try the below steps.

    1. Check for an updated version of graphics driver by using the auto detect feature - NVIDIA Driver Downloads - Automatically Detect NVIDIA Products

    2. Set Nvidia power management to Maximum Performance.

    Setting "Power management mode" from Adaptive to Maximum Performance
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

BSOD with driver_power_state_failure when logging in

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