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Windows 7: Multiple BSODs lately after installing games off Steam

20 Aug 2012   #1
Essbee

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Multiple BSODs lately after installing games off Steam

Hello, I've been having quite a few blue screens lately after installing and playing a few games I bought off the Summer Sale not too long ago, and they seem to be jumping all over the place as to what the issue really is.

It was mainly when I would play the game "Saint's Row the Third", which would result in a random BSOD between a few minutes to an hour or so of play, if the game itself didn't crash first for some reason, but I just recently installed TF2 for the first time on this new machine of mine and I've gotten several BSOD a day now as a result. Like... Now I get about 3+ crashes a day, and almost always guaranteed a crash whenever I try to run that game, compared to before where it was isolated to SR3 or the occasional one here or there.

I partly fixed it I think this morning, as I got a message about a .sys file related to Avast! Anti-Virus trying to access memory after it was freed in a BSOD message earlier on, and it improved my stability quite a bit after I uninstalled the whole progam, but I've had a few more crashes since I wiped that out earlier today. I'm at the point now where I just accept that I need help, as these issues have been messing with my PC for a few months now. I've included the .zip with the various files from the diagnostic tool, and I'd greatly appreciate any help on fixing this.


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21 Aug 2012   #2
Tobias

Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Windows 8 Enterprise x64
 
 

1, Replace Avast with Microsoft Security Essentials
2, Install SP1
3, Update the following drivers:

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