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Get error correction “0x0000009F: DRIVER POWER STATE FAILURE” for Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8, 8.1, or 10 operating systems.


This error, is usually caused by a driver problem and usually occurs after a new driver has been installed. The main cause of this error is an obsolete or misconfigured device driver. This can happen after a system update, a read/write error, a Windows update or a new installation.

Fixing 0x0000009F DRIVER_POWER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE Blue Screen Of Death Error:

Always check the Device Manager

Check drivers tab to ensure that the version you are installing is actually installed. This is due to the fact that some drivers are reset before the latest version is installed, then install a driver – restart – check if it is installed and repeat it as a file is necessary.

Manual driver update

If you update the drivers manually, it is a good idea to disable driver installation in Windows Updates,
this will leave Windows Updates ON, but no usually older drivers will be installed, which will lead to a
Questions. If the updates suggest a new driver, hide it (right click on it) and search for new ones.
manually, if you wish.

Run Driver Verifier


The Driver Verifier tool tests your currently installed drivers and can identify damaged and problematic files. If the error 0x0000009F is caused by a driver, the driver check report can generate problematic drivers.

The Driver Verifier is already installed on your Windows. To open it, follow these steps:

Click on Start
Enter cmd in the search results.
Right-click Command Prompt and click Run as Administrator.
Type Verify at the open command prompt.
Press Enter
Choose Create standard settings.
Click on Next
Select Automatically select all drivers installed on this computer.
Click Finish

Roll Back Drivers


If the error occurs after installing new drivers, you can try resetting the drivers to the previous version.

  1. Go to Device Manager and expand the category to find the device with problematic drivers.
  2. Right-click the device name and click Properties.
  3. In the Driver tab, click the Reset Driver button and follow the on-screen instructions to reset the driver. Then restart your PC for the change to take effect.

Uninstalling problematic software

If the error 0x0000009F occurs after a recent installation of the software, try deleting it to check if the error occurs:

  1. Go to Control Panel
  2. Uninstall the program
  3. Restart your computer
  4. Make sure the program has been uninstalled correctly.

You can reinstall the program and check if the error occurs again after reinstallation.