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Re: 1.5.25-14 cygwin on Windows Server2008 Intel64 does not run

On Feb 17 17:16, Devor, Tevi wrote:
> We think we have found the reason for this:
> It has to do with
> To see the setting on your system do:
> Click of Start
>   Right-click Computer
>     Click Properties
>       Click "Advanced system settings"
>         In the Performance frame click Settings
>           Click the "Data Execution Prevention" tab
> If the "Turn on DEP for essential Windows programs and services only" is selected then cygwin will work OK
> If the "Turn on DEP for all programs and services except those I select" is selected (and you have not entered any of the cygwin stuff as selected) then you will NOT be able to open a cygwin window.
> The above is true for both ia-32 and Intel64 win2008 systems. 

Has been discussed already a couple of times so it's in the archives,
for instance here
and here


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