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DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE

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    Posts : 2
    Windows 8 64-bit

    DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE


    Quote Originally Posted by focculare View Post
    I'm guessing you get a blue screen, what does is say? I had the same problem and it wasn't the Fast startup. Turns out it was a driver that charges apple devices when the computer is turned off. So it would be helpful if you tell us exactly what it says...
    Hi! I have been having problems with shutting down too and I have tried setting button functions and that, still no luck. I don't have a "fast startup" thing.. When I set my laptop to shut down, I get a blue screen with an error thing: DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE and then it just restarts itself. Does anyone know how to fix this?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,565
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Jaemy, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    Please see the link below and post back with the needed information. Hopefully someone will be able to help with it soon.

    Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions
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  3. #3


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8 64-bit


    Update: Laptop shuts down properly now! Fixed!!

    I don't know how/what exactly fixed it but I downloaded this program "SW Update" off Samsung's website (my laptop's a Samsung Series 5) and here are the stuff that it recommended me to install/update: (I don't know what half of these do :S but I clicked OK anyway)
    -Quick starter
    -Settings
    -Support center
    -Display colour profile
    -ExpressCache
    -Bluetooth driver
    -Touchpad driver
    -Airplane mode control driver
    -LAN driver
    -Sound driver
    -Wireless LAN driver
    -Samsung recovery solution
    -There was also something BIOS thing?
    I have been restarting and shutting down my laptop like 5 times now to make sure that it wasn't a one-off but yeah it works like normal now I'm thinking I was supposed to get this program before upgrading my laptop to windows 8?
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