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Driver Power State failure

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HP Pavilion 500
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

Wireless connection stops during sleep mode and the long restart ends with a message "Driver Power State Failure". In this state no wireless networks are found and the driver shows disabled

Happens every time the sleep mode is invoked oor during long periods of inactivity. The Wireless adaptor is really poor on this machine. My wireless works fine on 3 other computers, 3 iPhones, 1 smart thermostat, 1 wireless printer, 2 Roku units,  1 Blu Ray DVD and 1 iPad.


Railink driver version is

Adhoc support 802.11 is enabled

Multi Media is disabled

Radio On/Off is enabled

Roaming sensitivity is 2. High

Power management boxes are unchecked


168 Administartive warning & errors, just today, show in the event viewer

Any help would be appreciated.

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Hi @Workcell,

I hope you enjoy your visit to the HP Support Forums. I understand you are having an issue with the WiFi connection. I would like to assist you today with resolving this issue.


Please look at the following documents.

Troubleshooting Wireless Network and Internet (Windows 10)

Sleep and Hibernate Issues (Windows 10, 😎


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Thanks for the suggestions . I reloaded the driver and the wireless is working . I used the recovery manager.
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