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I try to start a program but right after I click it, the program just crashes. What I did was to go to system -> performance option and made this program exceptional to the DEP. My CPU support hardware-based execution.
These are my questions.
1. Vista DEP works independently than my Hardware-based DEP?
2. How can I turn off hardware-based dep?
    
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2. How can I turn off hardware-based dep?

Such things I would have thought would be an option in your BIOS.

Yes Vista DEP works independently from CPU DEP.
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Is it safe to turn off Hardware-based and just use Vista-DEP?
    
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I am no expert but I would say yes. None of my CPU's to my knowledge have ever had DEP protection and I have been absolutely fine. I would say that you will be ok.

Infact I have never had DEP enabled lol
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How do I access my BIOS for my motherboard?
    
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Well it is usually DEL for DFI boards. As soon as you turn on your PC keep hitting the DEL button and you should be taken into your BIOS.

Are you telling me with a system like that you have never been in your BIOS ?
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I just built this system yesterday. HEHE sorry I am a noob. It was my first built.
    
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I see. That explains it then. Nice PC.
post #9 of 14
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I try to start a program but right after I click it, the program just crashes. What I did was to go to system -> performance option and made this program exceptional to the DEP. My CPU support hardware-based execution.
These are my questions.
1. Vista DEP works independently than my Hardware-based DEP?
2. How can I turn off hardware-based dep?
I once had this problem as well; several programs including windows movie maker would not start because of dep. After a bunch of research, I found out I had a virus and that's what was causing the dep to trip. If I were you I would first make sure that my system was clean... just a suggestion.

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oh... its brand new? never mind then I"m sure you don't have any viruses
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I hope I don have viruses.
I went inside my bios but I don't know WHAT DA HECK they're sayin. SO MUCH CHOICES!! I went into Genie something and into CPU feature. What do I have to disable now?
    
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