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08-Aug-2012, 11:02 AM #1
Solved: BSOD When downloading from steam
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OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4000+, AMD64 Family 15 Model 107 Stepping 1
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3071 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450, 2047 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 156963 MB, Free - 81288 MB;
Motherboard: Acer, F690GVM
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated and Enabled

I seem to be having difficulty downloading from steam, whenever i start a download, within a few minutes, i get a BSOD and my computer restarts, i have only updated from graphics card driver recently. I have attached the mini dumps, and i have copied the codes from the blue screen if they are needed.

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08-Aug-2012, 11:45 AM #2
Try updating your Wireless LAN device driver from Atheros Communications, Inc.
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08-Aug-2012, 12:18 PM #3
I have updated the driver and no problems so far, will keep you informed.
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08-Aug-2012, 12:20 PM #4
Give it a little more time to confirm it really helped.
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08-Aug-2012, 07:18 PM #5
Update: I have downloaded, Team Fortress 2, Garry's Mod and Counterstrike with no issues, seems like you solved my problem, thanks alot.
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08-Aug-2012, 07:43 PM #6
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