Data Execution Prevention

  provider 2 15:48 20 Dec 2006
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At first sight it looks as if there would be no downside to selecting "Turn on DEP for all programs and services except those I select" but things are rarely quite so simple, and why is it given as an option rather than a default?
Any recommendations?

  anskyber 17:12 20 Dec 2006

A bit of background. click here

click here

A little more understandable particularly if the click on the link in this giveng more info on DEP

click here

  provider 2 14:20 21 Dec 2006

Thanks anskyber, a lot of information here. I may be gone for some time.

  provider 2 16:14 21 Dec 2006

Looks very much as if DEP would be best left on Windows only. Turned on for other programs gave me problems with Yahoo e-mail which it didn`t like at all.

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