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Go into your bios and set the system to boot cdrom/dvd first

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How to change Data Execution Prevention (DEP) settings in Windows 7? Data...


How to change<b> Data Execution Prevention (DEP)</b> settings in <b>Windows 7</b>? <br /> <b>Data Execution Prevention (DEP)</b> is a feature that protects our system from viruses and other security threats. The Windows constantly monitors the programs running on our system and closes them if they perform any malicious activity. But sometimes we want a certain program(s) to run even if the<b> Windows alerts</b> us that it is a malicious one. <br /> To change <b>Data Execution Prevention </b>settings in <b>Windows 7</b> follow these simple steps: <br /> 1) Right click on the <b>My Compute</b>r icon on your<b> Desktop </b>and select <b>Properties</b>. <br /> <img src="nonontech_54.jpg" /><br /> <br /> <b>Fig. 1</b> <br /> <br /> 2) The <b>System window</b> opens now. Here click the <b>Advanced system settings</b> link in the left pane as highlighted below: <br /> <img src="nonontech_55.jpg" /><br /> <br /> <b>Fig. 2</b> <br /> 3) The <b>System Properties</b> window opens now. Here click the <b>Settings</b>... button under <b>Performance</b> section under <b>Advanced</b> tab <br /> <img src="nonontech_56.jpg" /><br /> <b><br /></b> <b>Fig. 3</b> <br /> <br /> 4) The <b>Performance Options</b> dialog box opens now. Here select <b>Data Execution Prevention</b> tab and then click on the radio button <b>Turn on DEP for all programs and services except those I select option</b> and click<b> Add </b>button <br /> <img src="nonontech_57.jpg" /><br /> <br /> <b>Fig. 4</b> <br /> <br /> 5) Now select the<b> Executable</b> file (i.e. the .exe file of the program you want to add) that you want to add and click <b>Open</b> button <br /> <img src="nonontech_58.jpg" /><br /> <br /> <b>Fig. 5</b> <br /> <br /> <b><u>Note:</u></b> If you try to add an executable file which cannot be turned off it's <b>DEP</b> feature, then you will receive a warning as shown below. <br /> <img src="nonontech_59.jpg" /><br /> <br /> <br /> <b>Fig. 6</b> <br /> <br /> 6) In the same way, to remove an executable file from the list select that file and click <b>Remove</b> button. <br /> 7) Click<b> Apply</b> and then <b>OK</b> button in the <b>Performance</b> options window <br /> 8) Click <b>OK </b>button in <b>System Properties</b> window <br /> 9) Close <b>System window</b>. <br /> Thanks for reading. <br />

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How to Reduce Spreading of Virus on the Hard Drive


<b><u>An insight in VIRUS INFECTION and VIRUS SPREADING</u></b><br /> <br /> In today's computing spreading of virus is fast and very common.<br /> Even with an up to dated antivirus software the spreading of the virus infection is fast.<br /> This is because, we are not aware of how the virus spreads in our system.<br /> Once we know how the virus infects and spreads in our system then we will definitely reduce the risk, time and money spent.<br /> <br /> <b><u>Here is a short insight about viruses:</u></b><br /> <br /> 1) Virus is a small program code enabling it to to mingle or merge with other program codes.<br /> <br /> 2) The Virus Program Code is written such that it deletes data, corrupts data, steals data send it to the maker of the code, etc.<br /> <br /> 3) The virus cannot run on its own. It has to be executed just like other exe program files. That is why the autorun.inf file is required.<br /> <br /> <b><u>Now for an insight how we get infected:</u></b><br /> <br /> 1) Thorugh the internet: Usually when we browse any web site files are downloaded from the web server to our temporary internet folder(in windows) Then our Browser software reads the files and executes them in the browser window for us to view the web site.( If you are a website Designer you would understand this for others get an insight how internet browsers work), So when we are in the internet Virus files attach themself to the downloading files and enter our system in the temporary folder, From here they are executed by our browser software or when any program accesses the temporary folder.<br /> <br /> 2) Another one is we download a lot of data from the internet, we should be careful on what we are downloading because if the data downloaded is infected with virus then we are downloading the virus to our system along with the data, Don't download the data unless you are sure you could trust the maker of the data, program,etc.<br /> <br /> 3) From other medias like Flash Drive, CD's, DVD,s,etc.:<br /> We copy a lot of data to our computer from our friends and relatives, so if the data is already infected with virus we copy the virus to our system also, when we run os use the data the virus is executed along with it.<br /> <br /> <b><u>Now for an insight how Virus Spreads:</u></b><br /> <b></b> <br /> Just like any other program code the virus code has to be executed.<br /> That is why the virus merges with other exe's which are executable and not with the data file.<br /> <br /> For eg: a file with .avi, .dat, .3gp, etc. all these files are data files they dont execute, but they are used by exe files like wmplayer.exe, winamp.exe, vlplayer.exe, etc. The .avi .dat .3gp files are data files, the wmplayer.exe, winamp.exe vlplayer.exe are program files. Thus mostly exe program file get infected with virus.<br /> <br /> Usually when our system gets infected and any antivirus program cleans our system you can notice that the windows media player or winamp player or vlc media player does'nt work because it is removed or deleted by the antivirus for virus infection but the songs or video you saved is unharmed in the harddisk.<br /> <br /> That is why the virus code hangs or merges or infects mostly exe program files, So that it is executed along with the program file.<br /> <br /> So when you run an infected windows media player to play a song the virus code is also run along with the windows media player. Thus the virus is run again and again.<br /> <br /> There are hundreds of program files in the os for doing various tasks.<br /> we are going to look into just one program which the virus uses to spread itself in our system.<br /> <br /> The Program is non other than explorer.exe in windows. This program is needed to view or browse the data files stored in the hard disk.<br /> When we double click the My Computer Icon on the desktop the explorer.exe is executed which show you a window on your screen with the hard disk drives and cd dvd drives in the windows Now you can imagine how frequently you use the explorer.exe. You use it to view any data on the computer, even our desktop uses explorer.exe. This program is executed right when windows logs us on.<br /> <br /> When this program file is infected, it keeps on executing the virus each time we use the program. by this method the virus spreads fast to every parts of the hard disk.<br /> <br /> Likely there is a method to avoid executing the virus along with the explorer.exe each time we use it.<br /> <br /> When we double click any icon or object on our windows screen we execute the default command in the right click menu. Usually it is the Run Command. for eg: when you double click word the word.exe runs, similarly when we double click the my computer icon the default right menu option is <b>Open</b> which run the explorer.exe program.<br /> <br /> Instead of using this method to view files and data in our system we could use an alternate method which is using the explorer menu option when we right click my computer or right click the windows start button or in fact the explorer option is there whenever you right click any object on the screen.<br /> <br /> By using this explorer option in the right click you get a window with two panes one to the left and one to the right. In the left pane you have the directory structure showing all the directories and folders in our hard disk and in the right pane the content of the directory or folder selected in the left pane.<br /> <br /> Thus in this process we dont execute any code or program command when viewing the data in our hard disk. because we do not execute the explorer.exe more than once.<br /> <br /> So, Imagine how we reduce the spreading of virus by using this method.<br /> <br /> Say you have a file saved in your hard disk in this location<br /> <br /> <b>C:\data\monday\20-11-2010\office\media\todaysjob.doc</b><br /> <br /> If you want to open the file with word we will double click my computer, then double click C Drive, then Double Click data folder,then double click monday folder, then double click 20-11-2010 folder, then double click till you come to the media folder then you double click the todaysjob.doc which will execute the word.exe program which reads the data in the todaysjob.doc file and displays the content as required. In this process see how many time you will execute the virus, You will run the virus Seven Times.<br /> <br /> In our Alternate method You will run the Explorer.exe only once, Then on you just navigate to the media folder then double click the todaysjob.doc file in the right panel. So you execute the virus only once. <br /> <br /> Hence you reduce the spreading of VIRUS to a great extend.<br /> <br /> Good Luck, If there are any mistake please bare with me, I am not a good writer. If you have any Question Keep Me Posted.

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What is a binary file


A binary file is commonly referred to as a windows executable file.
These files are denoted by the .exe trailing the end of the file name.

These two terms "binary" and "executable" can be used interchangeably in this scenario.

An .exe file or executable is a file that launches a program or installation of a program... thusly called executable, as it executes a command.

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Setup encountered an abnormal program execution


you got the wrong driver or you lost part of your driver you need to reinstall the complete driver again.

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How to execute program?


Hi,
for executing the program uou first need to write that program and compile it.After that just run that program.After compilation, one executable file will be created for that program.You can directly execute that by clicking on that exe file.

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Why do i keep getting DEP error message each time i close IE8 or a tab?


windows xp has DEP ( data execution prevention ) some viruses etc use that sort of technique and from SP2 onwards I believe it was they included it.

http://www.zensoftware.co.uk/kb/article.aspx?id=10002


Several OSs have no-execute or execute protection. Microsoft has added this as well in SP2 with data execution prevention (DEP). This precents code execution in memory regions already marked as storage. This is a powerful tool against buffer overrun exploits. If a program is failing and you want to disable DEP to see if that is the cause. Here are the steps. (Just disable DEP for the program in question… don’t disable it for your whole system.)
    1. Click Start
    2. Select Control Panel
    3. Select System
    4. Click the Advanced tab
    5. In the Performance region select Settings
    6. Click the Data Execute tab in the dialog box that opens
    7. Select Turn on DEP for all programs and services except for those I select
    8. Click Add.
    9. The open dialog box will open. Browse and select your application.
    10. Click Open
    11. Click Apply
    12. Click Ok
    13. Reboot


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Program will not open


If a program will not open

1. uninstall the program from the add/remove
2. attempt to reinstall the program
3. attempt to run the program
4. if the program will still not open go to step 5

5. Some programs may be incompatable with your operating system and fail to open, if you have windows XP or vista you can right click on the executable

an executable (file) causes a computer to perform indicated tasks according to encoded instructions.

and click the compatability mode tab , then change what operating system is reported to the program, then hit apply and attempt to run the program again.


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6. if after changing compatability setting of the to windows 95 the program still does not open
change the compatability to windows 98/windows me , hit apply and attempt to run the program again.

7. if after changing the compatability mode to windows 98/windows me , and your program still does not open , change the compatability setting to windows NT 4.0 (service pack 5), hit apply and attempt to run the program again.

8. if after changing the compatability mode to windows NT 4.0 ( service pack 5 ) and your program fails to rurn , change the compatability mode to windows 2000 , hit apply and attempt to run the program again.

9. if after changing the compatability mode to all of the available settings your program still fails to run , you may have a corrupt executable or an executable that is not compatable with your operating system.


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