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Removing "no execute" from Boot.ini?

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Luthorcrow, Sep 23, 2004.

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  1. Luthorcrow

    Luthorcrow Thread Starter

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    Hi,

    A quick question. After installing SP2, Windowblinds no longer skinned my XP Home correctly. I wrote Stardock tech support and was directed to edit my "boot.ini" file if I had an AMD64 CPU (I do) and remove the "no execute." Which I did after backing up the file and it worked.

    But my concern is what execatly does this do and have I had made my OS more insecure?
     
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  3. Luthorcrow

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    Thanks! Pretty much what I suspect, makes my PC less secure. Seems like a lame solution to fix a technical problem. :mad:
     
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