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View Full Version : Lightwave crashing? - check your DEP's!



stevecullum
07-28-2006, 08:50 AM
For those folk who are experiencing alot of random crashes, you may want to check your DEP settings. This is the Microsoft Data Execution Prevention settings found by right clicking My computer - advanced - performance setings.

Its designed to prevent virus's modifying the program code, but it causes havoc with Lightwave and many other memory intensive apps.

I recommend creating exceptions for LW and any other app you think may play up with this feature.

Here is a link to some full instructions found on another thread.

http://www.newtek.com/forums/showthread.php?t=54118&page=4&highlight=DEP

Lord Snarebotto
07-28-2006, 11:14 AM
Typically MS dodo software feature...

IOW: why fix it when we can make it even more broken.

:bangwall: