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Best Answer phillpower2 , 08 January 2017 - 02:23 PM

   waterbuffalo, could someone please explain what "driver power state failure" means please,  Will do my best, to save power Windows will often shutdown devices such as US... Go to the full post »


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hi all, hope your new year is going according to plan.

could someone please explain what "driver power state failure" means please, and if it has anything to do with my wireless connection that keeps dropping plus how to fix it if it needs to be fixed...

many thanks as always

nige

 

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is there a way to change my username, cos i misspelled it :)


Edited by waterbuffal, 05 January 2017 - 03:26 PM.

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:welcome:   waterbuffalo,

 

could someone please explain what "driver power state failure" means please,

 

 

Will do my best, to save power Windows will often shutdown devices such as USB ports and network devices and what can sometimes happen is that when you try and wake such a device from sleep the device does not respond.

 

and if it has anything to do with my wireless connection that keeps dropping plus how to fix it if it needs to be fixed...

 

 

Could be your network device that is causing the "driver power state failure"  error.

 

Check for any driver updates for your network device, if none are available, save a copy of the latest network drivers to a folder on your desktop, uninstall the present network drivers, restart the computer in Safe Mode only (no networking) reinstall the network drivers, restart the computer, test then post back with an update for us.

 

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is there a way to change my username, cos i misspelled it 

 

 

Contact a Mod or Admin for help with this please.


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a most excellent answer....i have updated the driver for the network adaptor...we shall see if that cures it...thanks for the help bud


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Thank you  :blush:

 

Any further problems let us know  :thumbsup:

 

You are welcome btw  :)


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not had any further problems so we must have fixed it.....you can close this one now and thanks for the help


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Glad to hear that the wireless issue has been resolved and thank you for letting us know that it was  :thumbsup:

 

You are welcome btw  :)


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sorry guys, but the problem has returned....wireless drops off and wont reconnect until the lappy is restarted..any advice is welcomed


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Have you tried a system restore point that is before the issue returned;

 

Press and hold (or right-click) the Start  button, and then select Control Panel.
Search Control Panel for Recovery.
Select Recovery > Open System Restore > Next.
Choose the restore point related to the problematic app, driver, or update, and then select Next > Finish.

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hi phillpower, the restore list only goes back a week or so....and i dont really want to reset the computer...im having my frst files at at the mo so was thinking it may be worth putting this on hold till the other is done, just in case i naws something up...is that ok with you...and thanks for the help


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Hello waterbuffalo,

 

No problem here and thanks for checking in  :thumbsup:


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thanks mate...be back soon


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You are welcome  :)


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i think the other stuff has been resolved now, is there something you would like me to do


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If the computer in general is behaving itself make sure that you have a restore point for the present settings, use the computer as you normally would to see if the internet connection remains stable.


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hi phillpower2

the problem persists :(....wireless goes and wont reconnect till the the laptop is restarted

there are 2 smartphones using the same network and they have no issues

would drop kicking it through a window help by any chance :)


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