Windows 7 BSOD 0x0000009f, kernel power, driver power state failure

On a windows 7 home premium computer (hp pavilion dm3 notebook pc, amd athlon neo x2 dual core processor L335 1.60 ghz, 64 bit, 4gb ram,

were getting this BSOD,
       "driver_power_state_failure"
but only twice in a few weeks. The owner doesn't remember if it happnened while he was sitting at computer or away from it. I'm guessing while away.

event log says:
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The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck.  The bugcheck was: 0x0000009f (0x0000000000000003, 0xfffffa8003415e30, 0xfffff80000ba2748, 0xfffffa8004156350). A dump was saved in: C:\Windows\MEMORY.DMP. Report Id: 122211-22245-01.d
kernel power - system had rebooted without cleanly shutting down first
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When I google this problem, most of the tech websites (including this one, EE) ask for the MEMORY.DMP file, and then they usually identifiy a DRIVER issue.  I do have a MEMORY.DMP file, but its a full kernel memory dump which is 350MB. I reconfigured Win7 to do a small dump file next time there's a BSOD, but I don't know when it's going to happen again. So for now all I have to upload is the big dump file, which I'll put here

http://www.badongo.com/file/26083164

its over 200 so I used badongo as a file host. Don't know if it's good. YOu have to join the files after downloading :-(
dgrrrAsked:
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MfactorTECCommented:
Try the below links. Hope they help. BSOD can be time consuming to troubleshoot.

http://forums.majorgeeks.com/showthread.php?t=35246
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/hardware/gg463009
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eXpeLLeD_4RM_heLLCommented:
first and formost, try updating all your drivers on your system, especially the LAN and Wifi Drivers.
Please browse to your C:\Windows\Minidump Folder and see if you can locate any dump files there of small sizes.
If you do please post the last 5 dmps here
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ded9Commented:
I agree with eXpeLLeD_4RM_heLL: ...upload minidump ...you can upload it on rapidshare or megaupload.

Zip the files before you upload them.



Ded9
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dgrrrAuthor Commented:
I'm pretty sure there was no "minidump" folder under c:\windows\.  I'll double check with the owner
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ded9Commented:
You can upload the memory.dmp but zip it and upload it on rapidshare or megaupload



Ded9
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dgrrrAuthor Commented:
ded9- does the link provided not work?

FYI the owner of the laptop claims he found the c:\minidump\ folder, and he's emailing me the dump files. (Why didn't I see it!)
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ded9Commented:
I get a lot of unwanted popups from that website...if you have minidump then you can upload here on EE.

Would request you to first zip the log and then upload it on rapidshare or  megaupload



Ded9
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eXpeLLeD_4RM_heLLCommented:
While we are waiting for the dmp files, have you tried updating your drivers?
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nobusCommented:
just add the dmp file here as File
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dgrrrAuthor Commented:
OK I finally got ahold of the minidump.dmp files
122211-22245-01.dmp
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dgrrrAuthor Commented:
Here are the three files he sent me, zipped together
 minidumpfiles.zip minidumpfiles.zip
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nobusCommented:
it names  \avfwim.sys as bad  -  this belongs to Avira software
best uninstall/ reinstall it
if needed use REVO to uninstall : http://www.revouninstaller.com/      
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nobusCommented:
or use AVG, or AVAST to test
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