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In years past, we've disabled DEP in the BIOS before we roll out a laptop. Is there any need to continue to take this step?
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by:ddiazp
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Yeah, more so than ever.. but i'd recommend enabling it on the OS instead
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by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
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Don't disable it in the BIOS!  If it is disabled in the bios then it cannot be ENABLED in the OS! And DEP is something that should be enabled.
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Hi.

>  Is there any need to continue to take this step?
Well, why did you do it in the first place? I have had to disable it anywhere on any device I administer.
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by:McKnife
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Funny...
Now, weeks after posting, I see a typo in my recommendation :)
Of course it should have read "I haven't had to disable it anywhere on any device I administer"
Still your solution?
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