This article is applicable in the following environments:
- Windows 7
- Windows 8/8.1
- Windows Server 2008/R2
- Windows Server 2012/R2
- Click Start (or Run) and type SystemPropertiesDataExecutionPrevention
- Ensure "Turn on DEP for essential Windows programs and services only" else, select this.
- A restart of the operating system is required if change made.