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You may experience both the following symptoms when you restart your Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2)-based computer, or when you log off and then log on the computer. These symptoms occur after you turn on the Smart Sweep feature in Norton CleanSweep:
This issue may occur if all the following conditions are true:
To work around this issue, turn off DEP in Windows, remove Norton SystemWorks, and then turn on DEP. To do this, follow these steps:
Warning This workaround may make your computer or your network more vulnerable to attack by malicious users or by malicious software such as viruses. We do not recommend this workaround but are providing this information so that you can implement this workaround at your own discretion. Use this workaround at your own risk.
For additional information about the /noexecute switch in Windows XP SP2, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
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(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/289022/ )How to edit the Boot.ini file in Windows XP
Article ID: 873155 - Last Review: October 26, 2007 - Revision: 2.6
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