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Data Execution Prevention Stinks

Q: Data Execution Prevention Stinks

I can't open a installasion, it closes change or remove programs, it closes most of the stuff!! Even it's own settings!!! So I'm asking if I can delete the DEP. Can I?

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A: Data Execution Prevention Stinks

First make sure you are installing known good software (not something questionable).

You can disable DEP for the software you are installing by going to System Properties > Advanced tab > Performance settings button > Data Execution Prevention tab > tick the button for Turn on DEP for all programs and services except for those I select. Then Add the program you are having trouble with.

You can also completely disable DEP for all programs by editing the boot.ini file (C:\boot.ini) by changing /NOEXECUTE=OPTIN to /NOEXECUTE=ALWAYSOFF. You must reboot for the change to take effect.

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windows vista -data execution prevention has closed internet explorer keeps popping up
 

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Hi.

The problem is that when i'd try to close a window after using the internet. The window wouldnt close. i'd get a message saying that The internet isnt working and a small bubble pops up saying somethina about Data Execution Prevention..and re opens the window again. How do I stop that? Am i doing something wrong? I've checked for viruses....what could be the problem..

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Please follow the instructions in the pinned topics in the malware forums located here: http://www.techsupportforum.com/f50/

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Hello,
I have a Dell Inspiron 531s, with Vista Basic Home, and Mcafee security. I have gone to the Dell website and Micosoft I can't seem to get anywhere there. I am having a problem with downloading files. In email (people I trust) or from the internet. When I go to download (save or run) the download starts goes to 99% done. Then I get a message that Inernet Explorer has stopped working and is restarting. Then I get a message that Data Execution Prevention (DEP) has closed IE7. Help topic is to change the settings which I have, still no help. I have aslo reset the Mcafee security settings, nothing. I have aslo reset internet security (under the security tab) settings to default. I also rest the Internet explorer settings (advanced tab). One more thing I just noticed is right now I try to open the tools which opens , but I can't open internet options. Hope this wasn't to long and drawn out. Any help will be great. Thanks Jeff

A:Ie7 And Data Execution Prevention

I've had nothing but problems with IE7 and Vista. Read some of my problems with red x's and IE7. Microsoft knows there is a problem but has done nothing to fix the problem.

With that said you might try something I did that seemed to correct my problems with IE7 and has bothered a lot of people. I would suggest going to help-typing in "turn off UAC" and following the directions. You can always turn it back on but that might just help you correct your problem for the short term. I have mine turned off and finally IE7 is behaving like it is supposed to.

One suggestion-As soon as you can, I would upgrade your Vista Basic to Vista Home Premium. Not much of a difference in cost but feature wise it is well worth it. Check to see if you have the minimum requirements to run Home Premium. You will be glad that you made the change. I have read that Wal Mart has made a deal with Microsoft (and I guess some of the computer manufacturers) not to sell Vista Basic in their stores.

Good luck and post back on how you are doing.

p.s. If it doesn't help, turn UAC back on.

Also, try to do a system restore back to when it was working properly. You didn't mention how long you have had the Dell but if it is under waranty I would call Dell.

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Something keeps turning off Data Execution Prevention on my computer. I use Microsoft FixIt. Whenever I run it, it shows DEP disabled. It then enables it. I have never turned it off. What could be causing this?

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http://geekswithblogs.net/PsudoKnowledgeBase/archive/2009/06/03/turning-off-data-execution-prevention-dep.aspx

You might take a look at your boot.ini file as it currently exists.

Louis

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Explaining my problem is sort of a long story, so I'm including what I think is most relivant.

Back in May, my 2002 dell with windows xp finally ceased to live and I purchased a new gateway hard drive. Everything worked amazingly for a while until suddenly every time I tried to open a link I would get a DEP error message.

Being fairly computer savy, I clicked on the annoying little message that pops up and followed the steps exactly. I went to settings changed it to turn on except for programs I select and added the IE.exe I've done this dozens of times but still nothing has changed.

Can someone please help me fix this?

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Hi, the problem is not with DEP it's with IE so undo all that you have done in DEP. Then go to IE tools internet options advanced and "reset" IE. This should reregister relevant dll's, if you like you can do this manually, the manual way is much more thorough so is recommended.

Copy and paste ALL of the below into notepad then from notepad menu select "file" then "save as" in the save as window save this as IEFix.bat and save to desktop. Double click on the file to run (be patient it takes time if it hangs then close out and do it again). Reboot for the changes to take effect.




Code:
rem Script used to manually reregister Internet Explorer and Shell related *.dlls
rem Also included the Digital Signing and Cryptographic Provider *. dlls if needed
rem rundll32.exe advpack.dll /DelNodeRunDLL32 C:\WINNT\System32\dacui.dll
rem rundll32.exe advpack.dll /DelNodeRunDLL32 C:\WINNT\Catroot\icatalog.mdb
rem regsvr32 setupwbv.dll /s
rem regsvr32 wininet.dll /s
regsvr32 comcat.dll /s
regsvr32 CSSEQCHK.DLL /s
regsvr32 shdoc401.dll /s
regsvr32 shdoc401.dll /i /s
regsvr32 asctrls.ocx /s
regsvr32 oleaut32.dll /s
regsvr32 shdocvw.dll /I /s
regsvr32 shdocvw.dll /s
regsvr32 browseui.dll /s
regsvr32 browsewm.dll /s
regsvr32 browseui.dll /I /s
regsvr32 msrating.dll /s
regsvr32 mlang.dll /s
regsvr32 hlink.dll /s
rem regsvr32 mshtml.dll /s
regsvr32 mshtmled.dll /s
regsvr32 urlmon.dll /s
regsvr32 plugin.ocx /s
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Please help!!! When I exit the folders (any folders; My Music, My Documents, My Computer) The error message appears and says:
Windows Explorer has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
Send Error Report Don't Send

And when I click Don't Send my quick launch icons disappear and there is a blank screen for a second (only wallpaper)!

Please help, I tried to disable it via system--> Advanced ---> Data Execution Prevention, but it doesn't work. Please help, sincerely yours,
Andrija.
 

A:Data Execution Prevention HELP!!!

Assuming you are using XP, try visiting Microsoft's website and re/installing your current or new XP service pack.
 

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Recently while I was watching a video on youtube I recieved several popups telling me that I had acquired a virus (or a trojan)...i ran spyware, avg, and ad-aware and removed as much as i could....now everytime i try to turn my laptop on it asks me for a password (which i never had to enter before) and then gets stuck on a frozen screen with the message:

Data Execution prevention
to help protect your computer, windows has closed this program.
Name: Windows Logon UI
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation

everytime i close the message it just reapearrs seconds later.

Some of my programs work while others are not. PLEASE HELP !!!
Here is the HJT log:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 1:08:32 PM, on 25/07/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.5512)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
c:\program files\common files\logitech\lvmvfm\LVPrcSrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
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Additionally i get this pop up message "windows cannot find '/idlist,:0:288,C:\windows\system. Make sure you typed the name corectly and try again. to search for a file click the start button and click on search"
 

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Hi,

Am having the windows server 2003 standard Service Pack 2. am keep on getting the error msg for data execution prvention for IIS Working Progress. in that IIS am running the 4 to 5 websites. i dont want to lose my website also. Can you please some one can help me on this.. please find the screen shot the error.. how to rectify the issue

Syed

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Occasionally I run into a Data Execution Prevention error that pops up. Shortly before this happens Windows freezes and I can't access the task bar until it suffers through the pain it is enduring.Thinking this may be caused by a virus, I ran:Malwarebyte's Anti-MalwareDr.Web FixITESET Online ScannerNorton Anti-Virus ScannerAll of these scans came up fruitless, and the minor issues they discovered were solved yet this problem persists. Any and all help would be greatly appreciated.

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When my friend logs on to his computer, he gets a message saying

Data prevention execution
--- To help protect your computer, windows has closed this program.

Name: Windows Explorer
Publisher: Microsoft Coporation

--- Details: bla bla... Registry key = HKLM\hardware\description\system\central processor\0

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Data prevention execution
--- To help protect your computer, windows has closed this program.

Name: Windows Task Manager
Publisher: Microsoft corporation

(same reg key mentioned in the details)

Any help appreciated.

DM

Edit: Am I right in saying that the 0 in the reg key should be a 1?

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Toshiba Tecra laptop / 512 meg / Win XP Pro SP3
Windows repeatedly pops up DEP message closing Generic Host Process for Win32 Svc
Sys event viewer shows: The Windows Image Acquisition (WIA) service terminated unexpectedly. It has done this 17 time(s).
Attempt to start service from service manager also terminated unexpectedly.
I could sure use some help on this one.
HJT log attached to show start ups.
 

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i have OEM version of vista home premium 32 bit
and i seem to have lost the ability (greyed out ) to alter the DEP under controlpanel/system/Advanced system settings
I also have lost the games explorer folder specifically spider solitiare
have tried tons of stuff and am at a loss
My system is telling me its always off and not enabled for any processes.
how do i get it back????
thanks for any help
sdh

A:data execution prevention

Hi Sydoz, and welcome to Vista Forums.

It sounds like DEP is disabled. Check using this tutorial to make sure that it is enabled again.

DEP - Enable or Disable


For the other problem, you might check in Windows Features to see if Spider Solitiare and others you wanted are checked (dotted) under Games.

Windows Features

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Hi

I had to reinstall Windows XP Pro with SP2 in an office and every 5 minutes explorer crashes.

Data Execution Prevention
To help protect your computer, Windows has closed this program.




Any idea why this keeps happening ?

Apparently this doesnt happen when working on other software like Tally, Office etc etc. Happens when on desktop, browsing explorer, network neighbourhood.

Thanks

A:Data Execution Prevention

Have you updated the installation? If you cant browse the web to get to windowsupdate.com or something try going to Control Panel -> System -> Advanced - then in the performance section click Properties - goto the Data execution Prevention tab and turn it off.

Whilst DEP is off however some programs will not work so hopefully after updating set it back on and it should be right.

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For the second time this week I turned on my xp home sp3, got the desktop and then a dialog box that informed me Microsoft had turned off my program to prevent damage to the computer with the "host" being McAfeesvchost.   After reading several pages about the action and not really understanding it all, I did as shown.   Systems>Advanced>Performance>Settings>DEP to find the checked box "turn on DEP for all programs except those I select" showed  "Internet Explorer" and "McAfeesvchost", this was the first time.  I had not put those there.  I removed both, applied, okayed and closed.
 
 All went well until this evening when the same message appeared on the just-opened desktop.  Going back into DEP I found "McAfeesvchost" had again been put in the selection box  (but not  Internet Explorer) and I hadn't done it.  With little internet use left for this laptop, I can't do a major overhaul or even a minor one, but who or what could be changing the DEP selection?  And what is the worst that can happen?  I'm really curious.  Thanks for ideas.
 
Not sure I have the correct forum.

A:Data Execution Prevention

Do you have McAfee installed?

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Hi...I have been having some problems with my laptop for the last few days, from Win32 infection to two broken keys on my keyboard!This is my latest:I keep on getting this message:Data Execution Prevention- Microsoft WindowsTo help protect your computer, Windows has closed the programName: Run a DLL as an appPublisher: Microsoft Corporation[Close Message]After closing the message I get:Run a DLL as an appRun a DLL as an App has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience(!)Error Signature:EventType : BEX P1 : rundll32.exe P2 : 5.1.2600.2180 P3 : 41107dbcP4 : uxtheme.dll P5 : 6.0.2900.2180 P6 : 411096bb P7 : 00001821P8 : c0000005 P9 : 00000008 After closing message this followed:Microsoft Management console has encountered a problem and needs to close...EventType : BEX P1 : mmc.exe P2 : 5.1.2600.2180 P3 : 41107b0f P4 : shell32.dll P5 : 6.0.2900.3241 P6 : 47216027 P7 : 000273b0P8 : c0000005 P9 : 00000008Then FREEEZE... Nothing responds... Can't bring up even task manager.Had to press the OFF switch and restart.And again a similar 'Data Execution Prevention' message as I type this... This time (To help protect my computer again it seems) Windows has closed this program:Name: Generic Host Process for Win32 ServicesPublisher: Microsoft CorporationAnd I haven't pressed 'Close Message' yet lest everything freezes!I checked the Event viewer and these are s... Read more

A:Data Execution Prevention

Between now and when an expert comes along, I'll tell you what I would do. I'm not an expert, just a semi-skilled user.

Boot into safe mode and scan it with your spyware and antivirus programs. Then reboot into safe mode again and try a restore point from before the problems started.

I would try other things on mine, but I think it would be unwise for me to advise it to you. I hope that helps. It shouldn't hurt.

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I am having trouble with a Data Execution Prevention Error. When I try to open a file from "My Music" folder or try and open a file from my desktop I get an error that says "Data Execution Prevention," and the error states that windows must close the program. I have no idea how to fix this problem without totally reinstalling XP. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thank you so much for your time,

thedigger
 

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This window pops up every so often when i browse my G Drive then the computer freezes and my task bar vanishes only to appear a few seconds afterwards....???




any ideas people :)

thanks.

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Hi here is some info on Dep http://www.updatexp.com/data-execution-prevention.html

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What is Data Execution Prevention?

Data Execution Prevention (DEP) is a security feature that can help prevent damage to your computer from viruses and other security threats. Harmful programs can try to attack Windows by attempting to run (also known as execute) code from system memory locations reserved for Windows and other authorized programs. These types of attacks can harm your programs and files. this message appears when i go to internet browser or internet explorer...." a problem has occurred and data prevention has closed the program" if u need further information click here......and the above is what it goes to... the closing happens a lot now i have gone to DEP and turned it off and it still happens...i do not know what to do or how to fix it.........I have a acer compurt with vista basic on it with 32 bit......i have (stop sign) virus protection and its pretty good... if you need anything else please ask...
 

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ok this just started happening, i recently installed pinacle studio and daemon tools before it started to happen (i dont think either are the culprit)

when i go to open a video in windows explorer i get a data execution prevention window, says it has to close W.E. and then W.E. goes bye bye, thing is it was happening to the videos in one folder then stopped, and i went into another folder to play a video and its doing it to them...

im no idiot, but i dont know *** the problem is, free of viruses and spyware according to my scan...

and no its not porn videos its anime (not hentai either you perverts), so dont even start

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Occasionally I run into a Data Execution Prevention error that pops up. Shortly before this happens Windows freezes and I can't access the task bar until it suffers through the pain it is enduring.Thinking this may be caused by a virus, I ran:Malwarebyte's Anti-MalwareDr.Web FixITESET Online ScannerNorton Anti-Virus ScannerAll of these scans came up fruitless, and the minor issues they discovered were solved yet this problem persists. Any and all help would be greatly appreciated.

A:Data Execution Prevention

Bump? :/
This problem seems to be occurring more often when I navigate through folders.

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I am so irritated by this stupid program. I have disabled DEP, I disabled PAE which supposedly was a sure-fire way to eliminate DEP - and I still have programs coming up as stopped from execution by DEP! How can I permanently eliminate this annoying thing so it doesn't trouble me anymore? I run Vista Home Premium x64. DEP has never once stopped a virus, but it is constantly stopping programs I want to run.

-OS51

A:Getting rid of Data Execution Prevention

http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/120778-dep-enable-disable.html

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i need help with this.
it started when i downloaded one film
when i played this film (double clicked on it) then popped up error message data execution prevention.
now (a week after that about) when i opened one folder in My music folder the same error popped up (i didn't even click on anything) anyway i thought that one file or something is infected and cut some files to other folder (to my music folder) and after that every time i open my music folder this error occures and i can't do anything there...
any ideas?

my OS is windows XP pro and SP2
 

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Hello. My IT office has a client that is getting random data execution prevention alerts while browsing his explorer folders (local). Oddly enough, we were able to resolve the issue simple by changing his view preferences from icon over to list. I was wondering if any of you had seen it, and would know whether or not there is an underlying security issue I should be worried about.

Thanks in advance
Dominic Kirby
Support Tech.
Cebic Technologies
 

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I've been having a window pop-up every hour or half-hour that says Windows Explorer is being closed to help protect my computer. It tells me that it's Data Execution Prevention. It will close explorer and then bring it back within a few seconds...none of my other programs close, but it's a nuisance. It will bring me out of other programs and slows me down a lot. I tried running chkdsk, but that didn't help. It only started just recently.

I'm running Windows XP home edition.

A:Data Execution Prevention help

Did you read this.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/875351

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Ok so whenever I restart my computer, i get a pop up saying Data Execution Prevention has blocked "usernit Logon application" or something like that...and all I see is my wallpaper, i cant access anything. I tried going Safe Mode but that wouldn't work either. Is their anyway I can fix this or maybe turn off Data Execution Prevention?

A:Data Execution Prevention help!

Anyone? =o

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Is anyone else having issues with Data Execution Prevention shutting down nearly every web page or site you visit? Since Microsoft force IE9 on me I have been going nuts with this. Any ideas on how to shut it off?

A:Data Execution Prevention?

Is this a 64 bit OS and if so are you using the 32 bit or 64 bit version of IE?

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I currently have a program which runs continuously on another computer. Every now and then, DEP will block the execution of this program while it is running and the inflow of tasks to be processed will continually pile up. If I'm monitoring that computer, I can just close the DEP message and continue running it without a problem but if I'm away from that computer, I'll have a large and almost never ending bottle neck if the DEP pops up. I've tried turning off the DEP through the my computer -> properties method already and yet it still runs from time to time when i execute this task.

I would thus like to receive an email (when i'm using another computer) when the DEP runs. Is there anyway or any .vbs or .bat scripts that let me do that?

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Please help!!! When I exit the folders (any folders; My Music, My Documents, My Computer) The error message appears and says:
Windows Explorer has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
Send Error Report Don't Send

And when I click Don't Send my quick launch icons disappear and there is a blank screen for a second (only wallpaper)!

Please help, I tried to disable it via system--> Advanced ---> Data Execution Prevention, but it doesn't work. Please help, sincerely yours,
Andrija.
 

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I have a strange situation involving some software by ULEAD and DEP...
I recently got an 'easyCAP' dongle for capturing video from a composite source.
I installed the device and tweaked its settings till I got it to work.
I play a bit of online poker and use 'PKR'.....when I run the app the program it now crashes and tells me DEP closed it....(It's always been fine till I installed ULEAD)...
If I try and exclude PKR, it won't allow me and says the app won't run without dep enabled !
So, into msconfig, disabled the ulead associated service(s) at startup and try again....no avail....
I uninstalled the video software and deleted its reg keys and it still didn't work !
So, I done a system restore as a last resort and all is well now.
To confirm the problem was related to this software I re-installed it and got the same result and done it all again !
Would anyone out there have any idea WHY some video capture software would prevent PKR executing ? (And a possible work-around) !?

A:Data execution prevention....

I have a similar problem in that DEP won't let me run my nvidia control panel and adjust the settings on my video card. I try to tell DEP to monitor all programs but this one, and it tells me it won't let me do that. I dislike programs that act like that. Intensely dislike.

DEP may be a good idea, but I don't think so in this instance.

I have AVG paid anti-virus and I scan with Malwarebytes and Ad-Aware regularly.

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I am in school at Ivy Tech. I do some of my classes online. We have a web page and then a campus connect page that we go to for online classes. As I go to my classes. I am allowed to do everything else but to reply to discusion board posting. My computer states that Data Execution Prevention as stopped the program. I have called microsoft, I have called acer, and I have called the school and none of them can help me. Now I have gotten to the advanced performance options page to put in anything that you want to disable DEP for. But I can not get the web address in there correctly. I have put in Ivy Tech. I have copied and paste the actual page, I still can not post replies. Please help me with this.
Thank you
 

A:Data Execution Prevention

Are you using IE to access the discussion forum? There is another DEP setting in IE7. Go to Tools > Internet Options > Advanced > Scroll down to Security > Enable Memory Protection .. Uncheck that. On Vista, you have to right click IE and Run as Administrator in order to change it, otherwise that option is greyed out.
 

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"Data execution prevention has closed: {filename}"
I keep getting this message on anything from chess titans to the nvidia control panel I turn it off and I get "device driver has stopped responding"
It basically wont let me do anything requiring (3D)graphics.
HELP!!

specs:
ASUS K40IN notebook
pentium dual core 2 + 2
4gb ram
nvidia geforce g102m cuda 512mb

I've tried updating and reinstalling my graphics drivers.

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http://windowshelp.microsoft.com/Windows/e...d2f4bf1033.mspxhttp://windowshelp.microsoft.com/Windows/e...8361611033.mspxhttp://www.vistax64.com/system-security/24...what-gives.html

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data execution prevention keeps closing internet explorer

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yea the same thing happened. the thing is u have malware. after awhile internet explorer worked but when i searched in google, it took me to ads. download HijackThis, run a check and post your log here so someone can help you. im waiting for a reply too

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I had DEP enabled in my Bios setup, but have just had my OS reinstalled (Vista Home Premium 32 bit) and now cannot find DEP mentioned by that name in the Bios settings. There is reference to "No-Execute Memory Protection"-is that DEP by another name, and if so do you agree it is a good idea to enable it?

Your advice would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks and regards,
Roy Whitethread

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Hello Roy,

Yes, that's just another name for DEP in the BIOS.

I think it would be a good idea to have DEP enabled to help prevent malware from getting into restricted memory. You might also consider enabling DEP inside Vista also.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Hi guys!
i do experience this problem from time to time,so i would like to know its source
as well as its solution.

it shows this message
data execution prevension-microsoft windows
to help protect your computer,windows has closed this program

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When do you see this message? What program or process are you running? Here is a general tip of what it does and if you want to disable it.
Disable DEP Explorer.exe - Disable Data Execution Prevention for Explorer.exe in Windows XP - Explorer.exe Data Execution Prevention

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I need help. When ever I try to log onto Internet Explorer I am blocked By Data Execution Prevention (DEP). Some times I can get on with secound attempt,but generaly it takes 2-3 times before Explorer will launch. I tried the windows help but have run into a deadend with it. It shows that I can turn off DEP for certain progrmas if I add them to the list. Problem is I don't know where to get the exe file for Explorer to add to list. Thanks in advance for any and all help provided.

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Hello Sytrker,

If you run IE No Add-ons, is it still blocked by DEP?

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Hi hope someone can help me i keep getting a Data Execution Prevention error when playing videos and programs ive done a search with spybot and mcfee but they found nothingC:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\Program Files\RALINK\RT2500 Wireless LAN Card\Installer\WINXP\RaConfig2500.exeC:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\VIRUSS~1\mcsysmon.exeC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\notepad.exeC:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXER1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.google.co.uk/R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\... Read more

A:Data Execution Prevention

Hi seandalton Welcome to Bleeping Computer! Sorry about the delay. We're all volunteers here, and it's been very busy.If you still need help, please make sure you follow all the steps found in this topic: Preparation Guide For Use Before Posting a Log and post a fresh Hijackthis log, in this thread, so I can help you with your malware problems.

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Can someone please tell me if it is safe to disable the DEP, Data Execution Prevention??, does having it on slow the system down??.Thank You
Riptorn

A:Data execution prevention

DEP - Enable or Disable
it does not affect your computer speed...
it just marks part of memory by as no execute....

if a programs tries to access this memory then its shutdown...






Data Execution Prevention (DEP) is a security feature that can help prevent damage to your computer from viruses and other security threats. Harmful programs can try to attack Windows by attempting to run (also known as execute) code from system memory (RAM) locations reserved only for Windows and other authorized programs. These types of attacks can harm your programs and files. If DEP notices a program on your computer using memory incorrectly, it closes the program and notifies you with the DEP stop error. DEP is ran in a software mode and in a hardware mode. If your processor supports DEP (NX for AMD, and XD for Intel), then you will have hardware and software DEP. If it doesn't, then Vista will just use software DEP. 64 bit applications will have DEP enabled all the time by default, but 32 bit applications do not and must have DEP manually enabled for them. For more information, see: Windows Help and Support: Data Execution Prevention: FAQs NOTE
If a program is being closed by DEP, then make sure that it is a DEP compatible version and check for an updated version. If it is not DEP compatible, then you can uninstall the program or turn off DEP for that particular program. See: How to Turn DEP On or Off for a Program


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Hi all, 1st time Ive been back here for over a year, had massive computer problems back then but all sorted thanks to the help received on here. As you might of guessed, I have a problem........
When I open "my pictures" the program starts to open and withing a second or 2 I have the message below come up and I have to close the program down????? I cant think of anything I have done different in the last couple of days except download photos off a new camera I have.. (Linked?????????)

Any help on this will be gratefully appreciated...





Understanding Data Execution Prevention
Data Execution Prevention (DEP) helps prevent damage from viruses and other security threats that attack by running (executing) malicious code from memory locations that only Windows and other programs should use. This type of threat causes damage by taking over one or more memory locations in use by a program. Then it spreads and harms other programs, files, and even your e-mail contacts.

Unlike a firewall or antivirus program, DEP does not help prevent harmful programs from being installed on your computer. Instead, it monitors your programs to determine if they use system memory safely. To do this, DEP software works alone or with compatible microprocessors to mark some memory locations as "non-executable". If a program tries to run code?malicious or not?from a protected location, DEP closes the program and notifies you.

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A:Data Execution Prevention ????

Have you gone in and seen if you have DEP turned on?

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im getting data execution prevention box popping up for name:windows explorer.

i'm using firefox with windows XP. i'm also have a few other problems with win antivirus 2006 and others. i have my hijackthis log. thx for any help because im getting really worried.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 10:39:09 PM, on 11/5/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Application Accelerator\iaantmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\HPZipm12.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Security Center\SymWSC.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\DanTman\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.dell4me.com/myway
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I may have finally resolved a problem I've had with a program but changing DEP to protect only essential programs and not all programs. I tried it with all programs and inserted the wayward program as an exception but it didn't help. Once I changed it to essentials only, the program is finally working as expected.

What am I at risk for and are there other ways to protect myself? I use a hard router so shouldn't that act as a firewall?

Thanks,
Burt

A:Data Execution Prevention (DEP)

The main concern here would be virus infection, not so much hacking.
Just use a active antivirus to try and offset the difference.
Essentials still covers base system files though.

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I'm new to this, but here is my problem. Everytime i try to open my downloads file or folder, data execution prevention pops up and closes the program. The problem has been sent to microsoft, and is being researched, but this was two months ago. Any ideas?

A:Data execution prevention

Hi bolitho!

Could you go into some more detail for us please? Can you tell us what version of Vista you are using? Can you tell me what program you are using to download with? Can you tell me the last thing you downloaded?

There are a lot of variables here, and before we can give you an answer that works, we have to know as much as possible.

Thanks!

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I am have an awful time with DEP not allowing me access to several sites and downloads. I get the DEP is shuting down Internet Explorer. I have tried everything. I've been on Window's website looking for answers...nothing helps. I would love to banish DEP from my computer!! Anyone with the same problem??? My computer is only a few months old runs on Vista 64 bit and is shuting down on items I have logged onto forever! I am furious!!!

A:Data Execution Prevention

scsiefker:

Try this link:

DEP - Enable or Disable

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Hi, I have a customer's site where in the last two days, five of the PCs are giving Data Execution Prevention error messages. "To help protect your computer, Windows has closed this program. Windows Explorer."
These are all Windows XP machines, with SP2 : have not installed SP3. These PCs have all been running fine for a year or two. No new tasks recently. I have googled and searched forums, but cannot find anything that seems to give a good answer. All affected PCs are running Sophos. There are many more PCs in this location which are not affected. I have run Spybot S&D, but this doesn't find anything I think is relevant.
I am suspecting some new virus, but am not finding any other reports of something like this in the last few days.
Does anyone have any good ideas ?

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Bump
Anyone any ideas ?

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Hi this is Alex ,
I'm having these 2 problem from a couple of months with my PC and i couldnt resolve this
When ever i'm shutting down my Desktop computer, i keep getting this message as
"Data Execution prevention - Microsoft Windows
to help protect your computer , Windows has closed this program"
"Close Message" . as shown in the attachment.
When clicked on "Close Message" i will get that , "Windows Explorer has stopped working"
and again i will have to shutdown and then the pc will get turned off.
Second Issue :
The Right "SHIFT" key will not function when i want to use Upper case alphabets or when it use to Delete , so only "Delete" will work if i presss Shift+Delete....But if Tap the same "SHIFT" key 5 times , stick key options will come up and i tried turning off the stick keys but that didnt work and the left "SHIFT" key works fine.
I even tried uninstalling the drivers and it being generic driver it got reinstalled automatically but the issue remains
so i'm confused whether it is an issue with the key physically or do i just need to reintsall the OS(windows XP SP2)
I have Quick Heal Total Security 2009 on my PC , as i get "Newfolder.EXE" virus most of the times when a USB drive is Inserted , i got rid of that with Quick heal

>mine is Intel Dual Core Processor
>160 GB SATA HDD
>1GB RAM

i hope there will be a solution for every problem,
Thanks in Advance.
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A:Data Execution Prevention (DEP)

This tutorial explains how to fix the DEP error. Basically, if it's while or after you are running a specific type of software, you can add it to the list.
 

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I haven`t seen it before and recently it popped up on my screen when i`m logging off. Why did it suddenly appear? Any ideas?

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Try this: How do I turn off Data Execution Prevention errors?

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