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Windows 7: BSOD after downloading something from steam

11 Feb 2014   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
BSOD after downloading something from steam


I have a problem where i get bsod or my pc just shut down after some time of downloading some game from steam(aprox 1gb),this never happend before and i dont know what to do.

ty for ur help :)

EDIT: just had another bsod said driver_irql_not_less_or_equal idk what to do..

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