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Please assist me with troubleshooting my recent HTPC build that started crashing this week. It had been stable until Tuesday. According to the error logs this happens around 6AM every morning. The system is stable enough that it can watch live TV for 8+ hours and record on all 3-tuners. I have disabled sleep and hibernate.

2011 Mac Mini i7 2.7GHz ATI 6630M
8GB Samsung RAM
240GB Vertex 3 MAX IOPS FW 2.08 (Windows 7 x64 OS drive)
750GB WD Scorpio Black (7MC Recording Drive)
Power Saving set to Max Performance, Hibernate and Sleep disabled
HDHomeRun Prime Driver / Firmware 20111025 official release
Windows 7 64-bit SP1 (current updates)
ATI Catalyst Control Center Drivers 11.8
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Does it happen at exactly 6am, or just around that time? I'd say just check and see if there are any patches that were installed recently by Windows Update or any driver updates that might be causing a problem.
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It's been happening between 6:00 AM and 6:59 AM. I have Windows Update set to download, but ask to install. I just updated all the patches today, so I'll see if it resolves the problem. The system was restarted this morning after the crash and was idle 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM, so 9 hours. That's less time than the overnight crash. We'll see how it handles idle overnight after heavy recording this evening.

FWIW, this is one of two identical machines. There is a third that is nearly identical, but uses the 2011 Mac Mini Server for its build. None of these machines are experiencing the same behavior. Makes it all the more frustrating.
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