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I'm trying to find a way to detect (using software) if the system I'm on has 'No eXecute' bit capability.

Under Linux I would simply list the CPU features using /proc/cpuinfo but I found nothing in this regard on Windows. I tried CPU-Z and some other tools but none had NX bit information.

any ideas?

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wmic OS Get DataExecutionPrevention_Available

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/912923

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Ok, DEP is the name used under Windows for anything related to memory protection as I can see. NX or XD capability is reported by this command. –  northox Sep 16 '10 at 15:53
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