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Data execution prevention

Hi Experts,

I have just received the attached error message caused by Skype. What does it mean.
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DColin
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
That means that Windows thought that Skype was trying to 'execute' code in a memory area that was reserved for data.  DEP "Data execution prevention" came about because trojan downloaders would load files into memory and try to run them right there.  DEP prevents that.  You may just have had a glitch though.  Or if it keeps on happening, maybe your Skype is corrupted and needs re-installing.
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