If you have multiple start entries or start options, you may have to manually modify the Boot.ini file for your computer. To disable DEP by modifying the Boot.ini file, change the /noexecute policy level to alwaysoff.
Restart your computer.
This issue is known to occur if the Sigma Designs Hollywood Plus DVD decoder is installed on your computer.
For more information about data execution prevention, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
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