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Quick way of finding DLL in System32 directory?

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What is the best way to programatically find a file, in this case a DLL, in the C:\Windows\System32 directory?
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Disregarding security considerations, you can use either the File or FileInfo classes.
Module Module1
	Sub Main()
		Console.WriteLine(If(System.IO.File.Exists("C:\Windows\System32\kernel32.dll"), "Sytem.IO.File reports that C:\Windows\System32\kernel32.dll; exists.", "Sytem.IO.File reports that C:\Windows\System32\kernel32.dll; does not exist."))
		Console.WriteLine(If(New System.IO.FileInfo("C:\Windows\System32\kernel32.dll").Exists, "Sytem.IO.FileInfo reports that C:\Windows\System32\kernel32.dll; exists.", "Sytem.IO.FileInfo reports that C:\Windows\System32\kernel32.dll; does not exist."))
		Console.ReadLine()
	End Sub
End Module

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System.IO.File - VB Code Snippets
System.IO.FileInfo - VB Code Snippets

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by:BlakeMcKenna
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Thanks it_saige...that's what I was looking for!
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