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BSOD while playing Team Fortress 2

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February 4, 2013 1:40:19 PM

(not sure if this is the right section, if not I'm sorry)
Hey guys, I'd appreciate some help since this problem that's been worrying me. I got my laptop 2 months ago (I think) and I used to have BSOD while playing Minecraft and COD. I updated my drivers and I never had a BSOD again with these games. I started playing A LOT of TF2 in the past week and I've had 3 BSOD so far.
Here's a link of the screenshot I took
(the three bugs in the upper part are the ones I had with TF2)

http://tinypic.com/view.php?pic=52xfmo&s=6

I'd like to know if I can do anything to fix this. Oh and is my BSOD occurrence something worrying? Should I take my laptop to FNAC?(where I bought it)
If you want more screenshots or info tell me.

SPECS :
i7 3612qm quad core 2.1 ghz
Radeon HD 7670m
4GB RAM
February 4, 2013 6:54:20 PM

Do you have punkbuster installed (from COD, maybe?)
February 5, 2013 5:29:52 PM

eightdrunkengods said:
Do you have punkbuster installed (from COD, maybe?)

Ahm, yes I do. Do you think it is the source of the problem?
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February 5, 2013 5:36:24 PM

Possibly. It's kind of a long explanation. Punkbuster has a serious incompatibility with a lot of common utilities like Rivatuner or any other GPU monitoring or tweaking software.

Uninstall Punkbuster and see if that solves your problem.
February 5, 2013 7:56:40 PM

eightdrunkengods said:
Possibly. It's kind of a long explanation. Punkbuster has a serious incompatibility with a lot of common utilities like Rivatuner or any other GPU monitoring or tweaking software.

Uninstall Punkbuster and see if that solves your problem.


Alright, I'll try that out.
February 6, 2013 8:01:45 PM

eightdrunkengods said:
Possibly. It's kind of a long explanation. Punkbuster has a serious incompatibility with a lot of common utilities like Rivatuner or any other GPU monitoring or tweaking software.

Uninstall Punkbuster and see if that solves your problem.


I think I know what was the problem: overheating. While I'm playing TF2 my computer goes up to 80º C. I'm going to buy a cooler and hopefully blue screens will stop. Thanks anyway man!
February 6, 2013 8:40:04 PM

I had this issue on a desktop quite some time ago. I saw I was getting like 200+FPS because TF2 is not very demanding (this was on a 9800GT). I turned on Vsnych and never had an issue again. Just something to try if you see you are getting huge FPS (check with fraps). This will keep your heat down as it won't push your card to a huge level that is probably not needed.
February 7, 2013 8:50:18 PM

Yeah I get like 80-100, so I'll try it out. Thanks!
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