Urgent:static and dynamic linking of c-runtime

I am invoking a C win32 dll from a c++ client.
And i get a crash when i try to malloc memory in the dll,something like
extern "C" __declspec (dllexport) char* CreateString ()
{
   char* pString = (char*) malloc (16);
   strcpy (pString, "Hello, world");
   return pString;
}

Now i understand that the problem may be solved in the c-runtime is linked dynamically into the dll.Since i am not conversant with MS VC++ dev environment,can someone guide as to how I confirm the following
1.whether my DLL is statically/dynamically linked to C run-time.
2.How can i convert in to link dynamically,if it is not.
ranadhirAsked:
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alikoankConnect With a Mentor Commented:
DLLs are by default linked dynamically. You can change this setting from project options.

BTW: it is a good practice to check if malloc returns null.
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grg99Connect With a Mentor Commented:
If possible, I'd suggest you pass in the memory from C++.  Having two heap managers running may cause considerable headaches down the line.

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