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Solved: BSOD When downloading from steam

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by jackhanford, Aug 8, 2012.

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  1. jackhanford

    jackhanford Thread Starter

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    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
    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.

    hope you can help.
     

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  2. Phantom010

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    Try updating your Wireless LAN device driver from Atheros Communications, Inc.
     
  3. jackhanford

    jackhanford Thread Starter

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    I have updated the driver and no problems so far, will keep you informed.
     
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    Give it a little more time to confirm it really helped. :)
     
  5. jackhanford

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    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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