No-Execute Memory Protect

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No-Execute Memory Protect

Option name:

No-Execute Memory Protect

Possible values of an option:

[Enabled], [Disabled]

The option description:

The majority of the modern processors allow is hardware to forbid execution of programs from the area explicitly intended for data storage, instead of the code (so-called DEP in terms of Microsoft or NX and XD bit in terms of vendors of processors). Thus additional protection of the computer against hacker attacks, viruses, etc. threats is provided. If your processor supports this technology, include ([Enabled]) this option. Well and for earlier models of the processors deprived of support of this function, install value [Disabled].

Hardware support of the prohibition of execution of the code of programs from area of the data appeared for the first time in processors of firm AMD Athlon 64 (and Sempron on their basis). The Intel company entered this mechanism since the last modifications Pentium 4 (and Celeron on their basis).

Other options identical to destination:

Execute Disable Bit

Execute Disable Function

INTEL XD BIT

NX BIOS Control

NX Technology

XD Technology

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