Tag Archives: Windows

Windows OS

Security – Fix Data Execution Prevention (DEP).

The tutorial is about Data Execution Prevention (DEP). Note: For Riva installations that use the Novell Windows client and Novell GroupWise client, Data Execution Prevention (DEP) should be disabled. Open a Command Prompt using Run as Administrator and use the commands for enabling or disable the DEP Enable Data Execution Prevention (DEP) completely:

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Security – What’s the Wow6432Node?

If you see this under Wow6432Node the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE registry subkey, then is not an error. The operating system uses this key to present a separate view of HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE for 32-bit applications that run on a 64-bit version of Windows. When a 32-bit application queries a value under the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ subkey, the application reads from the… Read More »

Security – Disable administrative shares.

Windows automatically shares certain folders over the network. To disable administrative shares use these commands:

Security – Windows tool diagnoses and repair security problems.

This tool automatically diagnoses and repair Windows security problems by turning on UAC, DEP protection, Windows Firewall, and other Windows security options and features. Checks the following Windows security features and enables them if needed Phishing Filter or SmartScreen Filter User Account Control (UAC) Data Execution Prevention (DEP) Windows Firewall Antivirus protection status and updates… Read More »