Windows 10: Reduced Laptop Performance due to energy efficiency issues


  1. Posts : 1
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       05 Oct 2016 #1

    Reduced Laptop Performance due to energy efficiency issues


    I have a DV6 Hp Pavillion laptop, which was working perfectly up until a few days back. Even though it is a little old, because of my 8GB RAM , 2Gb ATI Radeon and i7 Sandy Bridge it was functioning efficiently until now.
    I replaced my battery and charger a year back. The laptop was was also replaced about 2 months ago.

    In the last 1 week, I have noticed that my laptop is always heated and overheats even when I play any low graphic games .This I presumed was because of a battery/power issue which caused the laptop to lag/hang. Henceforth, I ran an energy diagnostic test on my system and came up with the follwing results (I will post them below this paragraph).

    The diagnostic report shows that there seems to an issue with the ACPI _TSD Object Failed Validation. Can anyone please help with this and tell me how to rectify this issue?


    Power Efficiency Diagnostics Report

    Computer Name DESKTOP-F0UVKPI
    Scan Time 2016-10-05T19:21:43Z
    Scan Duration 60 seconds
    System Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard
    System Product Name HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC
    BIOS Date 07/20/2011
    BIOS Version F.1A
    OS Build 14393
    Platform Role PlatformRoleMobile
    Plugged In true
    Process Count 87
    Thread Count 1788
    Report GUID {ae83c494-f2b4-4ced-8675-d87455a2afd8}
    Analysis Results

    Errors

    System Availability Requests:System Required Request
    The device or driver has made a request to prevent the system from automatically entering sleep.
    Requesting Driver Instance HDAUDIO\FUNC_01&VEN_111D&DEV_7605&SUBSYS_103C3388&REV_1001\4&36bd4ff5&0&0001
    Requesting Driver Device High Definition Audio Device



    USB Suspend:USB Device not Entering Selective Suspend
    This device did not enter the USB Selective Suspend state. Processor power management may be prevented when this USB device is not in the Selective Suspend state. Note that this issue will not prevent the system from sleeping.
    Device Name USB Input Device
    Host Controller ID PCI\VEN_1033&DEV_0194
    Host Controller Location PCI bus 25, device 0, function 0
    Device ID USB\VID_1BCF&PID_0005
    Port Path 3



    CPU Utilization:Processor utilization is high
    The average processor utilization during the trace was high. The system will consume less power when the average processor utilization is very low. Review processor utilization for individual processes to determine which applications and services contribute the most to total processor utilization.
    Average Utilization (%) 39.82



    Platform Power Management Capabilities:ACPI _TSD Object Failed Validation
    There is a problem with the definition of the ACPI _TSD object on this computer. Installing the latest system firmware (BIOS) may resolve this issue.
    Group 0
    Index 0



    Platform Power Management Capabilities:ACPI _TSD Object Failed Validation
    There is a problem with the definition of the ACPI _TSD object on this computer. Installing the latest system firmware (BIOS) may resolve this issue.
    Group 0
    Index 1



    Platform Power Management Capabilities:ACPI _TSD Object Failed Validation
    There is a problem with the definition of the ACPI _TSD object on this computer. Installing the latest system firmware (BIOS) may resolve this issue.
    Group 0
    Index 2



    Platform Power Management Capabilities:ACPI _TSD Object Failed Validation
    There is a problem with the definition of the ACPI _TSD object on this computer. Installing the latest system firmware (BIOS) may resolve this issue.
    Group 0
    Index 3



    Platform Power Management Capabilities:ACPI _TSD Object Failed Validation
    There is a problem with the definition of the ACPI _TSD object on this computer. Installing the latest system firmware (BIOS) may resolve this issue.
    Group 0
    Index 4



    Platform Power Management Capabilities:ACPI _TSD Object Failed Validation
    There is a problem with the definition of the ACPI _TSD object on this computer. Installing the latest system firmware (BIOS) may resolve this issue.
    Group 0
    Index 5



    Platform Power Management Capabilities:ACPI _TSD Object Failed Validation
    There is a problem with the definition of the ACPI _TSD object on this computer. Installing the latest system firmware (BIOS) may resolve this issue.
    Group 0
    Index 6



    Platform Power Management Capabilities:ACPI _TSD Object Failed Validation
    There is a problem with the definition of the ACPI _TSD object on this computer. Installing the latest system firmware (BIOS) may resolve this issue.
    Group 0
    Index 7



    Platform Power Management Capabilities:PCI Express Active-State Power Management (ASPM) Disabled
    PCI Express Active-State Power Management (ASPM) has been disabled due to a known incompatibility with the hardware in this computer




    Any help is appreciated. Thanks!
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    07 Oct 2016 #2

    Hi, first check with HP if your laptop is approved for update to Win 10. Whilst PCs may appear to run a later OS, low level ACPI incompatibility may mean heat management is poor.
    Maybe here
    HP products tested with Windows 10 | HP® Customer Support

    - it's not there.

    For example, my old laptop which came with Vista ran Win 8 and 10 but ran hot in Safe Mode.

    Is there a BIOS update available?
    Last edited by dalchina; 08 Oct 2016 at 05:14.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    07 Oct 2016 #3

    Looks like bios update (if available) will help you to resolve the problem. I agree with dalchina's opinion. Hope it helps
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    14 Oct 2016 #4

    Hi Utsav,

    Please check if your Laptop Fans are running or not. This may happen due to the Driver incompatibility. I am Not an expert in this, but when I faced the same problem (Laptop Fan Stopped Working) I just reinstalled the Windows and it worked perfectly.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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