Sorry, if you could not follow; but that was not what i wanted !

I wanted the app to execute normally even if the dll is not found. If a dll component is not present on the target system, the app won't start at all. It would report a "dll not found error !".

For the example i've given above consider "XVoice.dll" that converts text to speech. If XVoice.dll is missing, the app would fail to start on target system. What's the use of checking dll's existence then ???