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Posted on 2010-11-26
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I disabled DEP with the Command below from the Command Prompt:
bcdedit.exe /set {current} nx AlwaysOff

Now, i can not enable DEP with the On command:
bcdedit.exe /set {current} nx AlwaysOn

The options are greyed out under System Properties.
Also, my DEP exclusions are blank.  I shoud have backed up the DEP settings some how :(
I added DEP exclussions because Windows 7 freezes Video Games.
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Did you go to the DEP tab under Perforqamnce Options and see if you can turn it back ON  thru windows GUI?
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Change-Data-Execution-Prevention-settings
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yes i did
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Try running "bcdedit.exe /set {current} nx OptIn" (no quotes) from an elevated cmd prompt (Start, type cmd, right-click cmd icon that appears in the start menu, choose Run as Administrator). Run the command and restart your computer. This should enable DEP after the restart.
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tried it many times and performed the restart. no joy.
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great job guys. ty
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