On Thu, Feb 7, 2013 at 1:48 PM, J. Leslie Turriff <jlturriff@centurytel.net> wrote:

I personally would like to move on, but I'm wondering how this would effect others?

     Does SysWinVer() not provide the information necessary to determine the availability?

It's not a matter of knowing the availability.  That is well documented.

It's the fact that Windows can not resolve the API reference in the ooDialog DLL because the system DLLs on XP don't have that API.  Since the reference can not be resolved the ooDialog DLL can not be loaded at all.

Mark Miesfeld