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How do I change the settings for DEP?

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    How do I change the settings for DEP?


    I'm having trouble with GTA Vice City getting some unhandled exception error and I read that I had to go to DEP and add it to an exception but I can't change the settings or click anything in DEP please help.
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    Hi,

    See if this guide helps, it shows you how to Enable and Disable DEP:
    DEP - Enable or Disable

    Regards,
    Jamie
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    Hello Brony,

    Do you have EMET installed by chance? If so, it will disable DEP so EMET will be used by default. If you do, then you would uncheck the program in EMET instead.

    Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) - Windows 7 Help Forums

    Hope this helps for now,
    Shawn
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello Brony,

    Do you have EMET installed by chance? If so, it will disable DEP so EMET will be used by default. If you do, then you would uncheck the program in EMET instead.

    Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) - Windows 7 Help Forums

    Hope this helps for now,
    Shawn
    Nice information, cheers Shawn
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    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    You got it solved yet ?
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    Wow thanks for all the fast replies I will try all of these methods!
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    YES! Thank you all for helping me turns out DEP was off and I did have EMET.
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    Glad you got it sorted! Nice one Shawn (Brink)
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    Glad we could help.
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