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"Susi" <nospamtahoe@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>I need to install a FM Patcher program so some of my older plug-in will
>work in Photo Shop and PSP.
> When I installed the patcher I get this error message that I have
> FM Patcher is a small application that lets you change Photoshop .8bf
> plugins that were created with older versions of FilterMeister in order to
> make them work under Windows Vista. Normally developers just need to
> recompile their plugins with the latest FilterMeister release to make them
> Vista-compatible, but unfortunately some developers abandoned their
> plugins. So we decided to create FM Patcher to enable users of these old
> plugins to make them work under Vista.
> At the moment Fm Patcher does not fix the problem that old FilterMeister
> plugins have with activated Data Execution Prevention (DEP). You still
> need to deactivate DEP in your control panel or place your graphics
> application on the DEP exclusion list.
> Where is the DEP and how do I turn it off?
> Thank you for any help you can give me.