DEP Security System Mistakes Skype as Malware
Skype’s free internet telephony application has a long standing reputation of user friendliness and easy integration into Windows and other operating systems.
On new computers, however, which run Windows XP SP2, and use DEP-enabled Intel or AMD processors, Skype 2.0 is misread as a potential security threat. This means that to run Skype, a user must either modify the DEP exception list, or turn off the security system altogether. DEP Security System Mistakes Skype as Malware » Telecommunications Industry News
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