Disable DEP with GPO ? Share on Facebook Post on reddit Tweet on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Home › Forums › Server Operating Systems › Windows Server 2008 / 2008 R2 › Disable DEP with GPO ? This topic contains 2 replies, has 3 voices, and was last updated by gforceindustries 9 years ago. Viewing 3 posts - 1 through 3 (of 3 total) Author Posts tulik23Member Mar 14, 2011 at 1:48 am #153801 Hi i must disable the DEP from our Domain 2008 we have some site that are blocked with the DEP and i affraid to change the boot.ini is there another way to disable the DEP ? Thanks gforceindustriesMember Mar 14, 2011 at 2:47 am #344806 Re: Disable DEP with GPO ? tulik23;233426 wrote: and i affraid to change the boot.ini Why? Whatever way you find to disable DEP, you will be modifying this file – this is where the setting is defined. Disabing DEP on a wide scale isn’t recommended. I would strongly advise that your long term strategy is to contact the vendor of the software causing you problems and reenable DEP asap. netxtMember Mar 15, 2011 at 9:47 am #252779 Re: Disable DEP with GPO ? Hello, Are you sure that DEP (Data Execution Prevention) is the problem? The role of DEP is to make sure that programs are running safely. If they using By default it is turned on only for essential Windows programs and services. http://www.updatexp.com/data-execution-prevention.html You have the option to define exceptions for different programs. This is what I suggest you to do before disable DEP. Br, Csaba Author Posts Viewing 3 posts - 1 through 3 (of 3 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.