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Active-State Power Management (ASPM) Disabled error message

2016-01-01, 8:38 AM

Hi, I have a Lenovo E440 laptop and have set the graphic processor to Intel within the BIOS settings. Although the laptop has an nVidia chip, it is now disabled from the BIOS, so I didn't install the driver.


As I run "powercfg /energy" from the command prompt in Windows 10, I see this error message in the report:


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.
There are a lot of posts on the web (for example this post from 2011 on the lenovo forum) however every person has its own problem! the question how can I identify that buggy hardware?
Is that related to the nVidia?
I also checked the BIOS version on the driver page. The currectl release is 2.22 while mine is the stock version 2.16. However, I didn't see any sympton about that PCI problem in the changelog of the previous versions (2.17, 2.18, 2.19, 2.20.
Any idea on that?

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Re: Active-State Power Management (ASPM) Disabled error message

2016-02-21, 16:35 PM

same here with lenovo z710.

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