Driver Power State Failure in Windows 8.1 – Solved

Driver Power State Failure

Driver Power State Failure is a common problem for a Windows user. 91.49% computer users using Windows Operating System, 3.49% user using Mac OS X and 2.36% users using Linux (17 June 2017). Windows is developed by Microsoft Corporations US. The Operating System (OS) is easy to use, beautiful user interface, world class support and have lots of facilities. So most of the people use it.

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But sometimes you’ll face some problems when you’re using it. Most of them “Driver Power State Failure” is common. It occurs for the incompatible or inappropriate driver for any hardware device that a computer system may have. When the problem occurs you’ll see a blue screen with the text “Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart. We’re just collecting error info, and then we’ll restart for you (30% complete). If you would like to know more, you can search online later for this: DRIVER POWER STATE FAILURE“. A simple restart can solve the problem, but it’s bothering me when to start my PC.

Today I’ll show you step-by-step solution to fix the problem.

Step 1: Right click the Start button and then Device Manager

Step 2: Device Manager will open and check which driver is yellow color. Those need to update. Right click the driver and click “Update driver software“. You must need to have internet connection for doing the work.

Step 3: When you’ll click “Update driver software” a pop-up will open. Now click “Search automatically for updated driver software“. It’ll take sometimes. 4/5 minutes max depending on your net connection speed.

Update all ‘yellow’ color driver in this way. Now re-start your computer. It should fix the problem.

Still, have the same problem? Follow the below steps

Step 4: Right click the Windows logo and click the ‘Control Panel‘.

Step 5: Click the “Hardware and Sound“.

Step 6: Click the “Power Options” → “Change what the power button do“.

Step 7: Uncheck / Remove tick mark from “Turn on fast startup“.

Hope those steps will fix the problem. If you still have the contact with a service provider or re-install Windows.

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