When running a TWAIN EXE file in Windows Vista/7, you may get the following error message:
The EXE file is blocked by the DEP (Data Execution Prevention) protection. DEP is a security feature in Microsoft Windows OS.
Please turn off DEP for the EXE file. For information on how to turn off DEP, please click here.
If you are using Visual Studio, you can go to Start->All Program->Microsoft Visual Studio->Visual Studio Tools and click Visual Studio Command Prompt. In the console window, run the following command:
editbin.exe /NXCOMPAT:NO $(TargetPath)