Windows 10: PC goes blue screen when updating/downloading steam games Windows 10

Discus and support PC goes blue screen when updating/downloading steam games Windows 10 in Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging to solve the problem; It happened very often when updating my games or downloading new games from steam my PC gets the BSOD. I have tried to figure out what to do about it... Discussion in 'Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging' started by DanielCos, Sep 19, 2021.

  1. DanielCos Win User

    PC goes blue screen when updating/downloading steam games Windows 10


    It happened very often when updating my games or downloading new games from steam my PC gets the BSOD. I have tried to figure out what to do about it but I still don't know what is specifically causing it. If my computer Blue screens when I load back in I can then download or update game without it crashing for a while, so I can update my games after a crash but later on after using my PC for a while then attempting to update/download a game causes the crash. I do not know exactly the conditions that cause it to crash aside from it has been only ever crashed when downloading a game or updating

    :)
     
    DanielCos, Sep 19, 2021
    #1

  2. Windows 10 Steam game crashes

    Hi,

    To assist you better, I would like to ask some questions:

    • Does the issue occur only with Steam games or all games?
    • Are you able to view videos?
    • What is the make and model of your computer?

    I suggest you to update the Graphic Card driver by following the steps provided below and check if it helps.

    • Press Windows key + X and select Device Manager.
    • Expand Display Adapters.
    • Right click on the driver and select Update Driver Software.
    • Follow the on-screen prompts to update the driver.

    Keep us posted on the status for further assistance.
     
    Eeshwar Kumar, Sep 19, 2021
    #2
  3. System restarts while accessing games from Steam on Windows 10

    Hi Alex,

    Thank you for posting in Microsoft Community and being part of Windows 10.

    I understand your concern about accessing the games using Steam on Windows 10. We will help you with this issue.

    Do let us know the following to assist you better with this issue:

    • What is the make and model of your device?
    • Have you installed all the pending updates and driver updates on your device?
    • Have you checked with the game compatibility and system requirements to access the games?

    Try few of the below troubleshooting steps and check if it helps.

    I suggest to check with the system requirements to play the game.

    Step 1: As you have already installed Steam in compatibility on Windows 10, I suggest to install the games in compatibility mode and check if it helps.

    Follow the steps to install in Compatibility mode:

    • Download the updated gaming software from the manufacturer's website.
    • Right click the gaming software
      installation file and select Properties then tap or click the
      Compatibility tab.
    • Place a check in the Run this program in compatibility mode for: box.
    • Tap the drop down box and select a previous operating system, then tap or click
      OK.
    • Try installing the game and check.

    Step 2: Update Graphics Driver.

    Download the latest drivers from manufacturer's website, try to install them manually and check if it helps.

    • Press Windows key + X key when you are at desktop.
    • Select Device Manager.
    • Expand Display Adapter.
    • Right click on the Display Adapter and click on
      Update driver software.
    • Click on Browse my computer for driver software and click on
      Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer.
    • Follow on-screen instructions.

    Hope it helps. Reply to the post with an updated status of this issue for further assistance.
     
    Deepika Gowda, Sep 19, 2021
    #3
  4. DRDNA Win User

    PC goes blue screen when updating/downloading steam games Windows 10

    Windows 10 Creators Update Available for Download

    Not sure about the games you listed but no probs with Dirt Rally and benching heavensward-bench here for me. I'm going to test 3DMark too in a few minutes.
     
    DRDNA, Sep 19, 2021
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