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ACPI Power states - Force G3/S6 from Windows. (vs mechanical)

Q: ACPI Power states - Force G3/S6 from Windows. (vs mechanical)

Here s a puzzler at least for me Can I force a G S power state from the Windows OS Here is why When I shut down my laptop I want NOTHING to re-wake it except the mechanical on-button to boot It makes me nervous when it can wake itself I am running Windows Home Premium fully updated SP On a Dell Vostro with the A BIOS i from (vs states ACPI Force G3/S6 mechanical) - Windows. Power - gb Samsung series ssd as boot drive - my own upgrade not original This ACPI Power states - Force G3/S6 from Windows. (vs mechanical) is a laptop used for personal use at home ACPI Power states - Force G3/S6 from Windows. (vs mechanical) I seem to have proven that the Windows shut-down is to s g allowing LAN for example to cause it to reboot AND using the power-button mechanical off at the log-in screen causes a quot Windows did not shut down properly quot on next boot When I leave LAN unplugged it seems not to reboot but when I leave it it will always reboot in a matter of seconds to a matter of hours later What else have I done Well a Bios there is no quot Wake on LAN quot to disable though that seems to be what usually triggers it I have not proven it is the only trigger but When the LAN cable is connected it is likely to restart itself Wake from USB has been disabled - No effect b Device Manager - gt Properties - gt Power Management all devices checked individually Check quot Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power quot unCheck quot Allow this device to wake the computer quot c - gt Network adapters - gt Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller - gt Properties - gt Advanced - gt Disable quot Wake on pattern match quot Disable quot Wake on magic packet quot Disable quot Shutdown Wake-On-Lan quot d Start Button - gt Search - gt cmd - gt Right Click - gt Run as administrator a powercfg exe lastwake - No Results found b powercfg exe devicequery wake armed - No Results found e check the Power Options in Control Panel - gt power options - gt advanced settings - gt Sleep - gt Allow wake timers - gt On battery Disable - gt Plugged in Disable - gt power buttons and lid - gt power button action - gt On battery Shut down - gt Plugged in Shut down - gt Lid close action - gt On battery Shut down - gt Plugged in Shut down f Check in Start gt All Programs gt Accessories gt System Tools gt Task Scheduler program updaters are disabled Garmin Google Adobe etc also Windows updates are not automatic g Disable the Windows Customer Experience Improvement Program h Check Event Viewer What is calling during the night Media Center - gt Disable Media Center not using anyway I am at a loss what else to do short of registry edits to force s vs s if this even can be done Any help Thanks in advance nbsp

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A: ACPI Power states - Force G3/S6 from Windows. (vs mechanical)

You don't much mention having poked around in the bios, which is where most power settings originate. It remains an awful fact that MS power saving settings always have been, are now, and probably always will be, a total and utter mess. Especially on portables.

It is possibly understandable (I don't say forgivable) because the functionality is fundamentally split between the OS and the bios (which MS has no control over). Although there are supposed to be standards - you mention G5 and S6 yourself - the fact is those standards do not get finalised until long after manufacturers have been churning out kit corresponding to their own idea of what the standard might end up being. Only point 3 below solves that one - sometimes.

In short, you may never get fully compliant action on power settings, but........some sensible suggestions are:
(1) Create a new, personal power policy, and give it a personal name. Do this while logged in as your major user, and if you have more than one normal user, create a new one for each user. This often works, but only until the next major MS update.
(2) If the above fails to work for you, you can do no better than full shut down each time from the screen start button, and will have to live with that. It's very easy to add a desktop icon to make this simple
(3) FOR EXPERTS ONLY. Update the motherboard bios to the latest available. Never attempt this without complete knowledge as it is very easy to end up with an expensive door-stop.
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If you like, you could use the tutorial below to create a shut down shortcut with a delay that will prompt you with a custom message.

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BSOD Analyze

* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 116, {fffffa8004232010, fffff8800fa7333c, ffffffffc000009a, 4}

Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\nvlddmkm.sys, Win32 error 0n2
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Followup: MachineOwner
2: kd> !analyze -v
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
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start end module name
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ShellIconOverlayIdentifiers: [GDriveSharedOverlay] -> {81539FE6-33C7-4CE7-90C7-1C7B8F2F2D43} => No File
ShellIconOverlayIdentifiers: [KAVOverlayIcon] -> {014F27E2-6D75-4E42-A0E9-2A2C68498AFA} => No File
ShellIconOverlayIdentifiers-x32: [KAVOverlayIcon] -> {014F27E2-6D75-4E42-A0E9-2A2C68498AFA} => No File
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Quote: Originally Posted by AlcapOWNED

OK, so here is my problem. I bought a laptop when I went back to California for vacation. When I was there I had no problems with wireless connection or LAN connection. Turned my computer on and i can immediately surf. I moved back to the Philippines and it will not connect to any wireless network here. I tried hooking up LAN and it works just fine. I can see the wireless networks and It will ask me for key if i try and connect. But after that it does nothing. I tried trouble shooting and it says that is can't find any problem. I have tried at my home, and both my offices at work and nothing. The IT here seem to have no clue what is going on. Anyone have any idea?

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In order to completely troubleshoot Windows validation & activation issues, please perform the following:

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Quote: Originally Posted by zelkirb

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A:can't start windows 7 - acpi.sys is corrupt

Hello and welcome to the Malware Removal Logs area My name is Alexstrasza and I will assist you with your problem. You can call me Alex Before we begin, there are a few things I want to make sure you know:I am currently in training, so my responses might be delayed. I will generally reply within 48 hours - if this is not possible, I will let you know.Please do not run any tools without being instructed to, as this makes my job much harder in trying to figure out what you have done.Make sure to read my instructions fully before attempting a step.If you have problems or questions with any of the steps, feel free to ask me. I will be happy to answer any questions you have.Please follow the topic by clicking on the Follow this topic button, and make sure a tick is in the receive notifications and is set to Instantly. Any replies should be made in this topic by clicking the Reply to this topic button.Important information in my posts will often be in bold, make sure to take note of these.I will bump a topic after 3 days of no activity, and then will give you another 2 days to reply before a topic is closed. Please inform me if you need more time.Please stay with me until I have confirmed that you are clean. Absence of symptoms does not mean that the computer is clean.Shall we begin then?===Since you cannot boot into Windows, please try this.Do you have another computer and a flash drive?Farbar Recovery Scan Tool in Recovery EnvironmentOn a clean machine, please download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to a flash drive.Note: You need to run the version compatible with your system. If you are not sure which version applies to your system download both of them and try to run them. Only one of them will run on your system, that will be the right version.Plug the flashdrive into the infected PC.If you are using Windows 8 consult How to use the Windows 8 System Recovery Environment Command Prompt to enter System Recovery Command prompt.If you are using Vista or Windows 7 enter System Recovery Options.To enter System Recovery Options from the Advanced Boot Options:Restart the computer.As soon as the BIOS is loaded begin tapping the F8 key until Advanced Boot Options appears.Use the arrow keys to select the Repair your computer menu item.Select US as the keyboard language settings, and then click Next.Select the operating system you want to repair, and then click Next.Select your user account an click Next.Note: In case you can not enter System Recovery Options by using F8 method, you can use Windows installation disc, or make a repair disc. Any Windows installation disc or a repair disc made on another computer can be used.To make a repair disk on Windows 7 consult: enter System Recovery Options by using Windows installation disc:Insert the installation disc.Restart your computer.If prompted, press any key to start Windows from the installation disc. If your computer is not configured to start from a CD or DVD, check your BIOS settings.Click Repair your computer.Select US as the keyboard language settings, and then click Next.Select the operating system you want to repair, and then click Next.Select your user account and click Next.==========On the System Recovery Options menu you will get the following options:Startup RepairSystem RestoreWindows Complete PC RestoreWindows Memory Diagnostic ToolCommand PromptSelect Command Prompt==========Once in the Command Prompt:In the command window type in notepad and press Enter.The notepad opens. Under File menu select Open.Select "Computer" and find your flash drive letter and close the notepad.In the command window type e:\frst (for 64-bit version type e:\frst64) and press EnterNote: Replace letter e with the drive letter of your flash drive.The tool will start to run.When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.Press Scan button.It will make a log (FRST.txt) on the flash drive. Please copy and paste it to your reply.... Read more
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A:- ACPI\VEN_HPQ&DEV_0004 For Windows 10

Martin. Try this one. REO
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SATA Drivers - Slipstream into Windows XP CD

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A:AHCI or IDE For Mechanical HDD ?

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A:Driver for HP m6-k010dx for ACPI\HPQ6007 on Windows 7

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A:ACPI\VEN_HPQ&DEV_0004 - Driver for Windows 8.1

Hi, Did you also get the same with driver on the link below? HP 3D DriveGuard. Regards, DP-K
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A:ACPI IRQ Holder isn't compatible with this version of Windows

lola2001 said:

ACPI IRQ Holder isn't compatible with this version of Windows

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Any suggestions anyone?Click to expand...

Ok I am assuming a clean win 7 install.

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"Good" and "cheap" don't typically go together very often. There are certainly a lot of good lower end choices in the keyboard market, but a quality mechanical keyboard from Corsair for instance is around $100. The cheaper you go, the poorer the quality will be. If you don't mind buying a used one, you might check eBay and could probably nab a K70 - for around your price range. I use a Corsair red LED backlight K70 (w/cherry red switches) and its the best keyboard I've ever used. Love it!!! Once you try mechanical, you'll never go back.
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I was told that at least one electrosensitive gal had her arm-burning resolved by using a wireless mouse.
Thing is, electrosensitives are ALSO zapped by optical mice.
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A:Any mechanical wireless mice available anywhere?

It is not possible to be "zapped" by a mouse.

You should consult a doctor. The PC is not the problem. There is no such thing as a "high power" video, and laptops can never be considered to be "high powered" under any circumstances.
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I found a solution for (my version of) this problem.  My tray icon never showed the red X, but if I clicked on the icon, the popup showed a bigger icon with a red X, and said "Not connected".  As in your case, Internet worked, but I'm unable to setup a VPN connection because it insists on using a non-existent modem, obviously because I'm "not connected" (which I am). 

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Within seconds, Network and Sharing Center tells me I'm connected to my domain.  Yay!
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it is scanning your library for nasties If you want to take a chance and if you are sure there will never be a nasty from something you may have downloaded and added to the library, you can exclude folders by using the "Scan specific files or folders" scan.
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A:(windows Backup) deleting old backup states simple question

"because otherwhise I would then have in the end an uncomplete, messed up backup."

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A:Any driver for Unknown Device in Windows 10 : ACPI\HPQ6007\3...

Hi: You need these drivers for those devices... 6007: This package provides HP 3D DriveGuard Software (HP ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection) for supported notebook models that are running a supported operating system. HP 3D DriveGuard Software protects the hard drive by parking the heads if the notebook is accidentally dropped, or is abruptly impacted by another object. File name: sp71811.exe INT33A0: This package provides the Intel Smart Connect Technology driver forsupported notebook models running a supported operating system. TheIntel Smart Connect Technology driver enables the system to resumefrom sleep mode and update supported web applications such asemail. The system enters sleep after the update is completed. File name: sp65233.exe
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A:[SOLVED] ACPI compliant error while trying to install Windows 7

Hi shewillnotdie,

It is telling you that either the hardware or the BIOS version is incompatible with the Windows installation you're trying to do. I'm not aware of the specific error codes and didn't find a list of them on Microsofts site either.

After a quick look at the specifications of that laptop, I'm afraid it does not meet the requirements for Windows 7.

Sidenote: Some have apparently been able to install Windows 7 on older machines that doesn't meet the requirements, but I can't find any pattern as to which ones can. You could see if there are any BIOS updates for your machine and try, but bottom line is that the requirements are not met.
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A:Really slow boot up and ACPI Error after Windows Logo

Can you try the F8 boot menu and turn off the "automatic restart" feature.

Then read the error message more thoroughly to identify it further. However the error may be the product of your continued pressing of the power button.

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Remove any devices not required for boot and double check all other connections.
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A:Lenovo G580 Windows 10 ACPI Driver not installing?

hi acemod13,
I looked at the Lenovo Energy Management driver for Windows 10 and upon observing the installer behavior, it extract the ACPI driver files (58KB) to C:\ProgramData\Lenovo\ACPIDriver (this may explain why the installer closes right after extracting).
If you're seing an Unknown Device in the Device Manager with an ACPI hardware ID (see image below) then try to update the driver manually and point it to the C:\ProgramData\Lenovo\ACPIDriver folder
 - Sample image
If you're unable to see the driver files, I've uploaded them here.
Let me know how it goes.
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