Windows 10: BSOD DPC access violation (Watchdog) / Power State failure

  1. Posts : 2
    Windows (Version 10)
       27 Jan 2017 #1

    BSOD DPC access violation (Watchdog) / Power State failure

    Hi, thanks for reading my post and for your time.

    I first had issues with my Network adapter (Atheros Qualcomm), ethernet was working fine and i could only get a connection to a few routers, the rest would reset my netword card on connection.
    Second issue happend very recently, as it never happend before yesterday.
    BSOD happend on different times and context :
    - When using touchpad.
    - On logging screen
    - Random for most.

    Starting my computer on safe mode works perfectly.

    I would be pleased to help you by providing any informations you need, and again, thank you for your help.
    PS : Attached to the post is the Zip file as requested.
    Attachment 118796

    Have a good day.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2. Ztruker's Avatar
    Posts : 6,237
    Windows 10 Pro X64 17134.191
       28 Jan 2017 #2


    You appear to have a illegal installation of Windows 10. Please correct this by installing and activating a legal copy. If you then get any more BSODs, run DM_Log_collector and upload the zip file and I'll be happy to take a look at it.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  3. Posts : 2
    Windows (Version 10)
    Thread Starter
       28 Jan 2017 #3

    First of all, thanks you for the answer.
    Soon after the BSODs I tried to find where the problem was located but I finally decided to reset the computer but still, the problem didn't really seems to be solved. I bought my pc 2 years ago and it gets reset as windows 8. I decided to upgrade it few minutes later with an official windows link : Access Denied).
    It's been few months that windows isn't available with the windows update so I decided to upgrade it with this tool.
    Now that I think about it, do you think the windows 8 will be stable for the drivers?
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4. Ztruker's Avatar
    Posts : 6,237
    Windows 10 Pro X64 17134.191
       29 Jan 2017 #4

    If your installation of Windows 8.1 was legal and activated, then you can still do a free upgrade to Windows 10 using the Windows 10 Media Creation Tool.

    I know this still works as I did it twice at the shop last week, once with a Windows 7 install and again with a Windows 8.1 install. Both were activated before the upgrade and activated automatically after the upgrade.

    The key is you need to start with an activated Windows 7, 8 or 8.1.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


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