Dedicated HTPC BSOD

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I built a dedicated HTPC with Windows 7. It is a clean install into a new Western Digital Red hard drive. Prior to the OS reinstall and new hard drive, I did NOT get the BSOD. Now for some reason this is constantly happening. I installed additional fans for more cooling and installed a new Video Graphics card (getting BSOD with both new graphics card and onboard graphics driver). I have Windows auto update turned off as once I get this HTPC stable, I don't want any interruptions in TV viewing due to updates and reboots. Before reinstall I was using ESET anti firewall but am now using Windows Essentials firewall to eliminate 3rd party drivers. I have attached DMP files as well as the CPUZ report. Any help is appreciated. Mark.
 

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Odds are it is a driver that needs updated but I don't see a specific one pointed to in the DMPs. One does show a NETIO file so I would start with your NIC.

Your Realtek ethernet driver seems old (Rt64win7.sys 6/10/2011 2:33:15 AM).

Your NVidia video driver is current.

You might check the Ceton installer tool to make sure that is up-to date (ceton_mocur.sys 10/5/2011 8:27:12 AM)

And even though Windows Update is not automatic you should run it manually once a month or so. I suggest you run it now in case it detects any optional/recommended driver updates.
 
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Thanks Trainableman. You may have hit upon it. Just before I reinstalled the OS I lost my network connection and had to reinstall the NIC driver. I thought I had installed the latest one but hadn't. I have updated the NIC driver but will look into installing a new NIC to avoid and rule out any further NIC problems. Thanks.
 

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If you install a new make/model NIC you could still end up with old drivers.

No matter new or old NIC try the latest driver and post any new DMPs if BSODs still occur.
 

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