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IE7 crashes when memory protection turned on

  1. #1


    Jerry Guest

    IE7 crashes when memory protection turned on

    Vista Ultimate: When I set "Enable memory protection to mitigate online
    attacks" to ON in advanced IE settings, the IE7 won't start. It crashes
    instead, with a message that DEP has shut it down because of improper use of
    memory.
    Anyone knows why is this?


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  3. #2


    Kerry Brown Guest

    Re: IE7 crashes when memory protection turned on

    It is probably a toolbar or addin that is causing the crash. There should be
    an error in the event logs. In the details it sometimes tells you a module
    name that is causing the problem.

    --
    Kerry Brown
    Microsoft MVP - Shell/User
    http://www.vistahelp.ca


    "Jerry" <undisclosed> wrote in message
    news:7FA3FF04-D5DE-4EBB-9D05-F2BB9C33F1BB@microsoft.com...
    > Vista Ultimate: When I set "Enable memory protection to mitigate online
    > attacks" to ON in advanced IE settings, the IE7 won't start. It crashes
    > instead, with a message that DEP has shut it down because of improper use
    > of memory.
    > Anyone knows why is this?



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  4. #3


    Jerry Guest

    Re: IE7 crashes when memory protection turned on

    It's the Google toolbar. However, the problem only exists if I enable the
    toolbar AND select "Enable memory protection to mitigate online attacks". If
    I run the toolbar without the memory protection, IE works fine. What exactly
    is the conflict? What is really the memory protection? Am I safe without it?


    "Kerry Brown" <kerry@kdbNOSPAMsys-tems.c*a*m> wrote in message
    news:%23W40wWChHHA.4600@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl...
    > It is probably a toolbar or addin that is causing the crash. There should
    > be an error in the event logs. In the details it sometimes tells you a
    > module name that is causing the problem.
    >
    > --
    > Kerry Brown
    > Microsoft MVP - Shell/User
    > http://www.vistahelp.ca
    >
    >
    > "Jerry" <undisclosed> wrote in message
    > news:7FA3FF04-D5DE-4EBB-9D05-F2BB9C33F1BB@microsoft.com...
    >> Vista Ultimate: When I set "Enable memory protection to mitigate online
    >> attacks" to ON in advanced IE settings, the IE7 won't start. It crashes
    >> instead, with a message that DEP has shut it down because of improper use
    >> of memory.
    >> Anyone knows why is this?

    >



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  5. #4


    Kerry Brown Guest

    Re: IE7 crashes when memory protection turned on

    You are safer with it on than off. It does cause problems with many toolbars
    and addins. It's off by default. Some software developers are fixing their
    plugins so that they work with DEP enabled. Adobe is one. I guess Google is
    not.

    --
    Kerry Brown
    Microsoft MVP - Shell/User
    http://www.vistahelp.ca


    "Jerry" <undisclosed> wrote in message
    news369A92D-376B-4BCE-858D-74D04B020DCB@microsoft.com...
    > It's the Google toolbar. However, the problem only exists if I enable the
    > toolbar AND select "Enable memory protection to mitigate online attacks".
    > If I run the toolbar without the memory protection, IE works fine. What
    > exactly is the conflict? What is really the memory protection? Am I safe
    > without it?
    >
    >
    > "Kerry Brown" <kerry@kdbNOSPAMsys-tems.c*a*m> wrote in message
    > news:%23W40wWChHHA.4600@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl...
    >> It is probably a toolbar or addin that is causing the crash. There should
    >> be an error in the event logs. In the details it sometimes tells you a
    >> module name that is causing the problem.
    >>
    >> --
    >> Kerry Brown
    >> Microsoft MVP - Shell/User
    >> http://www.vistahelp.ca
    >>
    >>
    >> "Jerry" <undisclosed> wrote in message
    >> news:7FA3FF04-D5DE-4EBB-9D05-F2BB9C33F1BB@microsoft.com...
    >>> Vista Ultimate: When I set "Enable memory protection to mitigate online
    >>> attacks" to ON in advanced IE settings, the IE7 won't start. It crashes
    >>> instead, with a message that DEP has shut it down because of improper
    >>> use of memory.
    >>> Anyone knows why is this?

    >>

    >



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  6. #5


    Jdr Guest

    Re: IE7 crashes when memory protection turned on

    I have experienced "Error" generated and W IE was "closing down program".
    After reading this threat I disabled the Ask Tool Bar leaving Google in
    tact.
    And it helped so far.

    Jdr

    "Kerry Brown" <kerry@kdbNOSPAMsys-tems.c*a*m> wrote in message
    news:%23M$BAcDhHHA.4916@TK2MSFTNGP06.phx.gbl...
    > You are safer with it on than off. It does cause problems with many
    > toolbars and addins. It's off by default. Some software developers are
    > fixing their plugins so that they work with DEP enabled. Adobe is one. I
    > guess Google is not.
    >
    > --
    > Kerry Brown
    > Microsoft MVP - Shell/User
    > http://www.vistahelp.ca
    >
    >
    > "Jerry" <undisclosed> wrote in message
    > news369A92D-376B-4BCE-858D-74D04B020DCB@microsoft.com...
    >> It's the Google toolbar. However, the problem only exists if I enable the
    >> toolbar AND select "Enable memory protection to mitigate online attacks".
    >> If I run the toolbar without the memory protection, IE works fine. What
    >> exactly is the conflict? What is really the memory protection? Am I safe
    >> without it?
    >>
    >>
    >> "Kerry Brown" <kerry@kdbNOSPAMsys-tems.c*a*m> wrote in message
    >> news:%23W40wWChHHA.4600@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl...
    >>> It is probably a toolbar or addin that is causing the crash. There
    >>> should be an error in the event logs. In the details it sometimes tells
    >>> you a module name that is causing the problem.
    >>>
    >>> --
    >>> Kerry Brown
    >>> Microsoft MVP - Shell/User
    >>> http://www.vistahelp.ca
    >>>
    >>>
    >>> "Jerry" <undisclosed> wrote in message
    >>> news:7FA3FF04-D5DE-4EBB-9D05-F2BB9C33F1BB@microsoft.com...
    >>>> Vista Ultimate: When I set "Enable memory protection to mitigate online
    >>>> attacks" to ON in advanced IE settings, the IE7 won't start. It crashes
    >>>> instead, with a message that DEP has shut it down because of improper
    >>>> use of memory.
    >>>> Anyone knows why is this?
    >>>

    >>

    >




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  7. #6


    Joe Guidera Guest

    Re: IE7 crashes when memory protection turned on

    See the following

    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/875352

    Joe

    "Jerry" <undisclosed> wrote in message
    news369A92D-376B-4BCE-858D-74D04B020DCB@microsoft.com...
    > It's the Google toolbar. However, the problem only exists if I enable the
    > toolbar AND select "Enable memory protection to mitigate online attacks".
    > If I run the toolbar without the memory protection, IE works fine. What
    > exactly is the conflict? What is really the memory protection? Am I safe
    > without it?
    >
    >
    > "Kerry Brown" <kerry@kdbNOSPAMsys-tems.c*a*m> wrote in message
    > news:%23W40wWChHHA.4600@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl...
    >> It is probably a toolbar or addin that is causing the crash. There should
    >> be an error in the event logs. In the details it sometimes tells you a
    >> module name that is causing the problem.
    >>
    >> --
    >> Kerry Brown
    >> Microsoft MVP - Shell/User
    >> http://www.vistahelp.ca
    >>
    >>
    >> "Jerry" <undisclosed> wrote in message
    >> news:7FA3FF04-D5DE-4EBB-9D05-F2BB9C33F1BB@microsoft.com...
    >>> Vista Ultimate: When I set "Enable memory protection to mitigate online
    >>> attacks" to ON in advanced IE settings, the IE7 won't start. It crashes
    >>> instead, with a message that DEP has shut it down because of improper
    >>> use of memory.
    >>> Anyone knows why is this?

    >>

    >


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