How to disable DEP (Data Execution Prevention) - Visual 2012


  • Right click on My Computer and choose Properties
  • Click on the Advanced tab (Advanced system settings for Windows 7 users)
  • In the Performance section click the Settings button
  • Click on the Data Execution Prevention tab
  • Click the Turn on DEP for all programs and services except those I select: radio button
  • Click the Add button

  • The executable files to add are Visual Professional Edition.exe and VisualMain.exe
  • The path to the executable files is C:\Program Files\Visual 2.0\Program
  • Click the Apply button then Ok

If the error message generates again, please try the following steps.

  • Access the Data Execution Prevention tab again
  • Click on the radio button to Turn on DEP for essential Windows programs and services only
  • Click the Apply button then Ok

Reference ID: 50270 ( 128 )

Last Updated: 4/19/2017 9:45:01 AM

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