I built a Windows Multipoint Server 2011 and attempted to install Adobe CS4 suite onto it. But it seems to fail – terribly.
I downloaded the trial version of Adobe CS5.5. After installation, I attempted my first update, but oh oh! A message box appeared:
Adobe Application Manager has stopped working
Arghhh! What’s going on. I clicked on close the program and tried again. This time the update worked and I could patch CS5.5. But the next time I opened any of the products in this suite, that same message appeared. I could get rid of the message by clicking CLOSE but this should not appear.
After searching and searching the internet for an answer, I came across this fix.
- Open an Administrator command prompt
- Type in the following command: bcdedit /set nx AlwaysOff
- Reboot the server
And the problem is now fixed. This command switches off DEP – which stands for Data Execution Prevention. This is intended to prevent an application or service from executing code from a non-executable memory region. Well, this is what Wikipedia says anyway.