Most of you might have heard about the buffer in the operating system. However, many of you may not be aware what it is or its purpose. In this post, we will find out what buffer is and how to enable System Restore Windows 10 on your Windows XP PC.
The buffer is the specific area in your computer’s memory where the program that is running on the PC is stored. Now, this data can be a song, movie or an application software. When the data is executed, many malicious programs try to take up space.
However, according to Windows tech support, the program System Restore in Windows 10, Data Execution Prevention (DEP) keeps a close watch and makes sure that no programs are executed from this area other than the required ones. Whenever an unauthorized program tries to execute from this zone, DEP closes it down. However, you will have to turn on this function. Let us find out how to enable this function in the program.
Steps involved To Enable DEP In Windows XP OS
- Open the Start menu in the operating system and click Control Panel.
- In the Control Panel window, choose the option System.
- The above step will open the System Properties window. Choose the tab Advanced in this window.
- Under the heading Performance, choose the option Settings.
- The above step will launch the window for Performance.
- Go to the tab Data Execution Prevention.
- Select the option Turn on DEP for all programs and services and except those I select.
- Choose the button OK and then close the window for Performance Options.
- Choose OK and this will close the window for System Properties.
- As the next step, you will have to add the programs to the DEP Exception List.
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- Open Start and click Control Panel.
- Double click and open System.
- In the window for System Properties, choose the tab Advanced.
- Select the Settings option in the new window.
- Click Data Execution Prevention tab in the window for Performance.
- Select the button Add in the program.
- Choose the programs that you wish to keep out of the exception list.
- Click OK and close the window for Performance Options.
- Click OK in the window for System Properties.
- Restart the PC.
We hope that this post has helped you to find out what buffer is and how to enable it. If you have any queries regarding the steps mentioned above, you may contact Windows tech support or our technical support team for assistance.