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✅ Enable or disable DEP data execution prevention only for Internet Explorer




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If DEP or data execution prevention detects a default battery or stack code charge, an exception is triggered. This occurs because the behavior indicates malicious code (legitimate code is generally not loaded this way). In this way, DEP protects the browser against attacks caused by buffer overflows and similar vulnerabilities, by way of example.

Although it is a valuable feature, DEP can sometimes cause system problems and error messages. So, if you only want to disable Data Execution Prevention for the Internet Explorer browser, do the following:

Disable DEP for Internet Explorer

Open Internet Explorer and go to 'Tools'. The icon appears as a small cogwheel in the upper right corner of the Internet Explorer screen. Click 'Tools' and select 'Internet Options' from the alternatives displayed.

Then click on the 'Advanced' tab and scroll down until you find the 'Security' option. Uncheck the box Select memory protection to mitigate online attacks.

Click Apply/OK. This turns off Data Execution Prevention for Internet Explorer.

To enable data execution prevention, select the check box instead, click Apply and exit.

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