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Should I remove Internet Explorer Enable DEP?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #434
United States Rank #306
Reach 1.7799%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.19 days
241.71 days >
Average installed length: 127.00 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
9.9(Win 7-Win Server 2008-64b) 0.11%

Typically installed together

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Internet Explorer Enable DEP

What is Internet Explorer Enable DEP?

Data Execution Prevention (DEP) is a security feature that helps prevent damage from viruses and other security threats by monitoring your programs to make sure they use system memory safely. Data Execution Prevention, or DEP, raises an exception if it detects code loading from the default heap or stack. Since this behavior is indicative of malicious code (legitimate code does not generally load in this manner), DEP protects the browser against attacks rendered, for example, via buffer overflow and similar type vulnerabilities.

Overview

Internet Explorer Enable DEP is a program developed by Microsoft. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 62% of users of Internet Explorer Enable DEP come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\system32\sdbinst.exe -u "C:\Windows\AppPatch\Custom\{a9264802-8a7a-40fe-a135-5c6d204aed7a}.sdb"

How do I remove Internet Explorer Enable DEP?

Quickly and completely remove Internet Explorer (Enable DEP) from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Internet Explorer Enable DEP from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Internet Explorer (Enable DEP), click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Internet Explorer Enable DEP.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win 7 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#434

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.00%
Windows XP 21.35%
Windows Vista 18.70%
Windows 8 2.93%
Windows Server 2003 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.04%
Microsoft Windows XP 21.25%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.72%
Windows 7 Professional 8.91%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.53%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.19%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.37%
  Germany 7.40%
  United Kingdom 4.29%
  Canada 3.32%
  Brazil 1.89%
  Italy 1.54%
  France 1.26%
  Australia 1.23%
  Japan 1.20%
  Netherlands 1.18%
  Belgium 1.11%
  Spain 1.09%
  Sweden 0.83%
  Israel 0.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.75%
Dell 21.60%
Acer 13.00%
Toshiba 7.49%
ASUS 5.43%
American Megatrends 3.98%
GIGABYTE 3.89%
Intel 3.32%
Lenovo 2.89%
Sony 2.60%
Gateway 2.26%
Medion 2.13%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.67%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.32%
Dell Inspiron 530 1.80%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.54%
Dell Inspiron 1545 1.12%
Dell Inspiron 1525 1.09%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com

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gayley2 months ago
Would this program cause the following message: "internet explorer has stopped working"
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Linda~Lu12 months ago
An extra security feature is always good! Keep it!