Internet Explorer 8.0 and Data Execution Prevention (DEP/NX)


Eric Lawrence just posted some commentary about IE8 and DEP/NX. As you may know, IE7 supports DEP/NX, but it’s disabled by default owing to compatibility issues. Well, DEP/NX is now enabled by default for IE8 when running on Windows Server 2008 and Window Vista SP1 and later 🙂


If you build any form of extensibility mechanism for IE, you should read his post.

Comments (4)

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  2. Hi, Michael here. Every bug is an opportunity to learn, and the security update that fixed the data binding

  3. Microsoft explains how it missed a serious IE bug for NINE years or, as the company chooses to title