If you are getting spyware doctor has stopped working error message then you can fix this issue by the given process to fix spyware doctor error message in windows 7. The error generally comes in windows 7 and windows vista based computer. when you are trying to start windows 7 or windows vista operating system based computer then you may receive the “Spyware Doctor has stopped working” error message in your computer screen. Spyware doctor is an application that is used to keep computer safe from spywares. The spyware are very harmful for us that attack from the internet. To keep your computer safe from spywares you have to remove the spyware error from your computer. In this article you will know how the spyware doctor error occurs in computer.
Causes of spyware doctor has stopped working error message
When the spyware doctor trying to run then it may not be complaint with Data Execution Prevention (DEP) that is why you are getting the error message during the running of spyware doctor. You may also face error in spyware doctor due to missing of files, attacking of viruses and malwares etc.
Process to fix spyware doctor error
To fix the spyware doctor error message you have to exclude spyware doctor from DEP protection. To do this first of all click on start and then type sysdm.cpl in the program search box and then open sysdm.cpl from the program search list. Now you have to click on the advance tab that is under the performance and after that click on setting. Now you have to click the Data Execution Prevention tab and then choose the option for Turn on DEP for all programs and services except those I select: that is available in the Data execution prevention tab. After that click on add and after that browse to the folder C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor and select pctsvc.exe and then click on open. You will see the file is added. And now you have to repeat these steps for pctsgui.exe, drvctl.exe, pctmaldetective.exe, sdinvoker.exe, sdloader.exe, pctsTray.exe, pctsAuxs.exe, unins000.exe, Update.exe files. Browse these files from the given way above.
After browsing all files click on apply and then close the system properties window and then restart the computer. You will see no any error face when the computer start. You can also fix this error by the Microsoft fix it that is provided by Microsoft.