16-bit subsystem error


Adam Membrey

I recently installed Dungeon Keeper II..I know an old game but it's damn
fun..anyhoo I received the following error message:

"16 bit Windows Subsystem' error, stating that
'C:\PROGRA~1\Symantec\S32EVNT1.DLL. An installable Virtual Device Driver
failed Dll initialization. Choose 'Close' to terminate the application.

I followed the steps on the net to go to:


This key has an VDD binary value that points to:


I deleted the S32Evnt1.dll entry and now I get the message of:

SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\VirtualDeviceDrivers. VDD. Virtual Device
Driver format in the registry is invalid. Choose 'Close' to terminate the

Now the programs still install fine, but this is a major nuisance.

Currently running WinXP Pro SP2

Adam Membrey

Oh, I should add that I uninstalled NIS2004 about 1 1/2 months ago as I
found it to be much too much of a resource hog and now use BitDefender Pro

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