This problem is caused by a DLL loading failure. In fact, the error 998 is related to coreldrw.dll. The file is either corrupted, missing, or moved to another place. The simplest solution is to Repair/Reinstall Corel, but first try repairing it using Uninstall a Program in Control Panel. CLick Remove, but choose Repair instead. Reboot the PC and then start the software again. If it does not work this way, reinstall the software completely, then use CCLeaner to clean the registry items.