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Blue Screen of Death When lid closed

By cobenson ·
I know this is going to be a hard thing to trace, but here it goes.
I have a dell Latitude D630 laptop. Everytime I shut the lid for more then say a minute, I get a blue screen of death. It comes up with a Irq less than or equal to error.
I assume it is a driver, but not sure how to tell which one. I have not installed any new hardware or software. I tried updating my graphics card thinking it was that. It isn't/wasn't that.
Any suggestions?

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Just out of interest,

by CharlieSpencer In reply to Blue Screen of Death When ...

What OS?

What happens if you leave the lid up and put it into either Sleep or Hibernate mode? I working on the theory it's a 'Power Saver' issue, since that's what kicks in when you close the lid.

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System Restore Enabled?

by robo_dev In reply to Blue Screen of Death When ...

restore back to a point in time before the problem started.

Windows debugging tools can show you what driver is crashing. I use the utility called WhoCrashed.


There are a few drivers that do power management, and one of those could be bad, and if the PC is hibernating, your hibernation file may be corrupt.

When you close the lid, is the system going to standby or hibernate?

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UPdate it all

by Oz_Media In reply to Blue Screen of Death When ...

Go to the Dell website, search the downloads and updates pages.

Update the BIOS, sound, modems, etc.

This sounds like a BIOS issue, as that system is chipset based (no PCI cards)and should receive off/on information from the BIOS, obviously something is not sleeping or waking up correctly, in this case I'd guess a network card but you never know.

Update it all from Dell's website.

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Check your power settings

by NickNielsen In reply to Blue Screen of Death When ...

I too have a D630 that had issues when the cover was closed. Setting the power settings to "suspend" when the cover was closed cleared those issues. I have to wait for it to wake up, but it beats a reboot.

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