While launching a program, I got this error:
The program can't start because api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem.
In this post, I’ll share the steps that I’ve taken to fix this error. Let’s get started.
Fix api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll is missing Error
This error is easily fixable and here are the steps to fix this error:
- Go to Control Panel > Programs and Features.
- Check for Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 Redistributable. If it is there, uninstall it and move to next step. If it is not there, no problem and go ahead to the next step.
- Go to this URL.
- Download the Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable Package 2017 and install it on your PC.
That’s it. Now, launch the program and it will open without any error.
These steps fixed the error in my case and I hope it will work for you too.
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How to Fix api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll is missing Error