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Old 11-29-07, 12:42
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Default Dep issue and file sharing program load

Ive been redirected here as i was told my problems are more likely software.

I had a problem with trojans/virus etc which i managed to clear after running AVG, Laversoft.

I then noticed Internet Explorer would no longer open because of a Dep issue. I went through the read & run me Malware removal guide to try to clean up any other problems and see if it helped my Dep issue but all i managed to do was get 2/3rds of the way through as i couldnt run the internet scans through Explorer.

Now LimeWire and Azureus fail to run when i try to open these programs, along with my Dep problem. I have tried to re-install all 3 programs via the net and also used the system restore but my problems all remain. Pls help!
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Old 11-29-07, 13:50
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Default Re: Dep issue and file sharing program load

I suggest you turn off DEP cpmpletely until you have fully resolved your other software issues then turn it back on.

Open c:\boot.ini in notepad
look for a line that ends in /noexecute=
and make a note of what it equals.
Then change it to /noexecute=alwaysoff
save file and close notepad
Reboot
Fix your software

When it is all working again and if it worked before with your original DEP setting, restore it in boot.ini.
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Old 12-04-07, 10:32
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Default Re: Dep issue and file sharing program load

No execute =Optout, i changed this to alwaysoff as directed went to save and recieved an alert 'Cannot create the c:\boot.ini file. make sure the path and file name are correct.

SO i clicked Ok tried to save in the main file save tab as C:\boot.ini, this time recieved alert messaege 'C:\boot.ini This file exists with read only attributes. Please use a different file name'

Also im competent enough on a PC but fixing software is not an area i have any experience in thus im trying to fix myself, to learn. im not sure dep is preventing Limewire or Azureus from initializing as i get no notification of anykind. however if u mean that by simply turning dep off my problems will be fixed id be very happy to hear so.
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