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Windows 7: Multiple BSODs lately after installing games off Steam

20 Aug 2012   #1

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.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 Aug 2012   #2

Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Windows 8 Enterprise x64

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

NVIDIA nForce Networking Controller
fffff880`04347000 fffff880`043aad80 nvm62x64 Fri Oct 17 23:01:06 2008 (48F8FD12)
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