Disabling Windows DEP (Data Execution Prevention)

Article ID: 55
Last updated: 10 Oct, 2017

For Riva installations that use the Novell Windows client and Novell GroupWise client, Data Execution Prevention (DEP) should be disabled.

Disable Data Execution Prevention (DEP) completely  (Windows 2008)

  1. Open a Command Prompt using Run as Administrator or disable UAC.

  2. Execute the following command:
    bcdedit.exe /set nx AlwaysOff

  3. Restart the Windows system.

Reference: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff542275.aspx

Confirm that DEP has been disabled

To confirm that DEP has been disabled:

  1. Select Start, and right-click Computer.

  2. Under Tasks, select Advanced system settings.

  3. In the System Properties window, in the Advanced tab, in the Performance section, select Settings.

  4. In the Performance Options window, select the Data Execution Prevention tab.

  5. Ensure that the DEP options are greyed out.

  6. Close the Performance Options, System Properties, and System windows.

Article ID: 55
Last updated: 10 Oct, 2017
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