DEP Opt-Out is the default value for a Windows 7 installation. This is fine, programs can ask to not use it and it helps with compatibility. The problem is that when EMET is installed even with "Opt-Out" enabled it's still breaking programs, purely by
being installed, and not with applications being forced to use the settings.
Microsoft is conducting an online survey to understand your opinion of the Technet Web site. If you choose to participate, the online survey will be presented to you when you leave the Technet Web site.