Data execution prevention HUH?

  Python33 14:15 01 Apr 2007
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hi just got a new laptop with vista premium. so far so good, but when i try to start windows live messenger, it shuts down. & a window says windows messenger has been shut down by the DATA EXECUTION PREVENTION system why & how can i allow messenger to run.(or shouldnt i)?
Any help please.

  tullie 14:36 01 Apr 2007

Try right clicking messenger icon,then run as administrator

  anskyber 16:40 01 Apr 2007

You can adjust it as you wish. click here

  tullie 16:58 01 Apr 2007

Dont think you can do this for messenger anskybar

  Python33 19:53 01 Apr 2007

yes this is an acer, thanks i take it you had same problem? will try the patch.

  Python33 20:11 01 Apr 2007

Problem solved great.

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