SimbiontBlender 0.5 and Blender 2.44 - 'no module'?

I used Paul Bridger’s brilliant SimbiontBlender (http://blenderartists.org/forum/showthread.php?t=56573) some time ago and got great results with it. Now I’m using Blender 2.44 (with a full Python 2.5 installation) and it won’t load - I get this error in the Python console:

Traceback <most recent call last>:
File “<string>”, line 28, in <module>
ImportError: No module named SimbiontBlenderDLL

Any idea what’s going on? All the files have been correctly installed as far as I can tell (the .dll is in Blender/plugins/SimbiontBlender). I tried changing the path in SimbiontBlender.py from a relative path (i.e. pluginsPath = os.path.join(sys.path[0], ‘plugins’, ‘SimbiontBlender’) to an absolute path (i.e. pluginsPath = “C:/Program Files/Blender Foundation/Blender/plugins/SimbiontBlender”) in case it was looking in the wrong place, but TBH I don’t have a clue what I’m doing.

Any help would be much appreciated!

I am having that exact same problem, and I see that no posts about simbiontblender have been posted since 2007. Has anyone gotten simbiontblender 05 to work with Blender 2.48a and python 2.52 (as requested by the BL2.48a install)?

I’d hate to loose all the wonderful texture abilities that DarkTree 2.5 offers.

Thanks all!
-SPD