HAXM installation does not detect Execute Disable (XD) Bit

HAXM installation does not detect Execute Disable (XD) Bit

My processor is Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 and according to Intel ARK it DOES support Execute Disable bit.
My motherboard is ASUS P5B and it HAS in BIOS settings option to enable/disable Execute Disable bit and it is turned ON.
My OS is Windows XP SP3 and when I trying to install HAXM in end of installation I get this message:

If I disable Execute Disable bit in BIOS settings I get this message in BEGINNING of installation.

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Anybody help me?
Where I should apply to resolve this problem?

Quoting psfAnybody help me?
Where I should apply to resolve this problem?

It's strange that Intel HAXM software developers didn't respond to your post for more than 4 days...

Are they read these forums?

Sorry for the delay, guys. Yes, we do! We're analysing the issue, will get back to you when we have a solution for it.

For Windows XP, there is a parameter setting for Execute Disable Bit, the feature is also called as Data Execution Prevention(DEP).
To enable it, we should set “/noexecute=Alwayson” in C:\boot.ini file. This would be an example file for boot.ini.

[boot loader]
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /noexecute=AlwaysOn /fastdetect

I had stacked with the same issue. I could use HAX on Windows 8 but I couldn't use it on Windows XP ( on the same machine).

Finally I could solve it.

This is my boot.ini file. I only added the "/PAE".

[boot loader]
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(1)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /NoExecute=OptIn /fastdetect /PAE


in my windows 7 its also saying the same so can any1 please tell me what can i do to install intel HAXM..... any way to install it..

I'm also having problems installing this on Win7, any help please?


I want to install intel HAXM version 6.0.1 for android studio 1.5.1 but I can't because it says intel execute disable (XD) bit is not ON/Enabled. I tried a lot to find option to enable (XD) bit but I couldn't get it. Please help me.. My system info is as below:

Motherboard: Gigabyte H55M-S2V

OS: Windows 7 ultimate 32 bit


Check Advanced BIOSFeatures -> No-Execute Memory Protect

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