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Cannot shut down?


When trying to shut my computer off, I get this error message: DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE_bEGGINNING DUMP OF PHYSICAL MEMORY


When looking at my available RAM, it says I only have 512KB when in fact I should have 512MB

I would appreciate any help.



This question was answered on September 11, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Hi I think this could be due to the fact that there is some incorrect or missing data in the upperfilters value To solve the problem do the following: 1- Click Start, click Run, type regedt32.exe in the Open box, and then click OK

2-In Registry Editor, click HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, and then on the File menu, click Load Hive

3-Locate and then click the Drive:\Winnt\Repair\System file.

4-Click Open, type Repair in the Key Name box, and then click OK

5-Minimize Registry Editor.

6-Click Start, click Run, type regedit.exe in the Open box, and then click OK

7-Locate and click the following registry subkey:


8-On the File menu, click Export, type TempRepair for the file name, and then click Save.

9-On the File menu, click Exit.

10-Maximize the first instance of Registry Editor.

11-Locate and click the following registry subkey:


12-On the File menu, click Unload Hive, and then click Yes

13-On the File menu, click Exit.

14-Locate the TempRepair.reg file that you saved in step 8.

15-Use Notepad to open the file.

16-Locate and change each occurrence of Repair\ControlSet001 in the key paths of SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet, save the file, and then close Notepad.

17-Double-click TempRepair.reg, and then click Yes.

18-Restart your computer

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Posted by Djime of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on September 11, 2004