Disable Data Execution Prevention in XP

xplogoTo disable Data Execution Prevention in Windows XP, do the following:

Disable DEP in XP:

DEP can be turned off only in your bootloader boot.ini. You can’t turn it off in the GUI, as you can see in the following screenshot:

To turn DEP off, click Start – Run – notepad.exe C:\boot.ini
This will open your boot.ini with Notepad. Now change /noexecute=optin to /noexecute=AlwaysOff
Reboot your computer and DEP will be disabled, as you can see in this screenshot:

3 thoughts on “Disable Data Execution Prevention in XP

  1. I have to tell you that it’s hard to find your articles in google, i
    found this one on 14 spot, you should build some quality backlinks in order
    to rank your page, i know how to help you, just search in google
    – k2 seo tips

  2. DUDE! you are my hero – this article just saved me big time when trying to boot-up my XP box in VMWare. thanks for taking the time to put this out there.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.