Turn off Data Execution Prevention

This policy setting allows you to turn on and off Data Execution Prevention (DEP) for PowerPoint. DEP is a set of hardware and software technologies that perform additional checks on memory to help prevent malicious code from running on a system. The primary benefit of DEP is to help prevent code execution from data pages.

If you enable this policy setting, you will turn off DEP for PowerPoint.

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, you will turn on DEP for PowerPoint.

Supported on: At least Windows Vista
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\14.0\powerpoint\security
Value Nameenabledep
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value0
Disabled Value1

ppt14.admx

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