[plug] AMD64 Debian Box3N :D
freefoote at gmail.com
Thu Dec 22 12:06:14 WST 2005
> Actually DEP and the hardware introduced with 64-bit CPUs does work and
> is supported by 32-bit versions of Windows.
> The instructions being used are all 32-bit and so the 64-bit power of
> your CPU doesn't get utilised, but the bit used for DEP is still in use
> so definitely any version of Windows XP (and other current Windows
> versions, perhaps?) will show the DEP options.
> For older hardware it is OFF, for newer hardware it is ON by default, but
> can be altered to cover more applications then just the essential
> Windows components.
I didn't even know that it did (I assumed that it wouldn't). When I
get home I'll look it up and see if I can do that with it. It has XP
SP2 on it.
Thankyou for that.
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