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Virtual Device Driver format in registry invalid

by oneclick / September 12, 2004 12:17 AM PDT

Windows 2000 Pro, Dell Latitude. Received a "16 bit Windows subsystem error" after login and when desktop comes up.
Error read: System\current control set\control\virtual device drivers.VDD Virtual Device Driver Format in the Registry is Invalid. Choose "close" to terminate the application.

Any ideas on where to start?

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Widely discussed.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 12, 2004 12:47 AM PDT
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Re: Widely discussed.
by oneclick / September 12, 2004 12:52 AM PDT
In reply to: Widely discussed.

Thank you Bob!

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Virtual Device Driver format in the registry is invalid.
by asraful islam / April 18, 2009 5:22 PM PDT

Virtual Device Driver format in the registry is invalid. Choose 'Close" to terminate the application.

I have tried run>regedit>HLM>system>current control set>control. but vdd does not exist under the above process.

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Since it's not the same message.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 18, 2009 10:36 PM PDT

I don't expect the above to apply.

However, look at the search words I used. Now you can put in your new error on google and see if its been discussed.

Remember that I want to enable you to find solutions. I only hand out the answer if it's a tough one that I know the answer to.

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