We often noticed, Whenever we try to start such programs which require the api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll file to RUN on the Windows. Then we get an error message, The program can’t start because api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll is missing from your computer.

api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll is missing

However, api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll is missing from your computer. It occurs due to missing DLL file or Malfunction Installation of programs. Whatever, But after following few methods you can solve your problem and recover api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll missing file on your PC.

Before doing anything must know about the api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll file⌋
api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll file gets automatically installed with Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable 2015. Thus it is obvious If we repair Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable 2015 so the api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll file will be installed self.

Fix, api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll is missing

Fix api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll is missing step-by-step

Method 1#

In this method, You’ll need to Install Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable 2015 on your PC. Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable 2015 helps you to manage these type problems and recover lost DLL files. So, You can follow few steps and try to solve your problem.

1# First, Download api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll file from the following Link.
Download api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll file – Here

2# Now, Copy the DLL file from the Downloaded folder and paste into the following Location ⇒ C:\Windows\System32

3# After that, Download Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable from the given Link below.
Download Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015 – Here

Download Both versions ×64.exe and ×86.exe⇒

api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll is missing

Note ⇒ If already have installed both versions on your PC. So, You’ll need to Uninstall Both versions and install new both versions.
Go to Control panel>Program & Feature>Uninstall 

Restart Your Computer.

3# Now, Install both downloaded files on your PC.

Check your program that was showing error, and ensures what’s going on this time. If the issue persists, so you may follow the second method.

Method 2#

1# First, Download api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll file from the following Link.
Download api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll file – Here

You’ll need a 32-bit file for a 32-bit program and 64-bit file for a 64-bit program. You’ll download one mere specific DLL file, As the program needed.

2# Extract the downloaded Zip file and Copy the api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll file and paste in the directory of the program that is requesting for the file.

Now try to start your program and Look error. If the program is not starting yet and showing a previous error so you’ll need to place DLL file in few more system directory. You may paste the api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll file into the following Locations to fix such errors.

• For, Windows 95/98/Me) ⇒ C:\Windows\System
• Windows NT/2000 ⇒ C:\WINNT\System32
• Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10 ⇒ C:\Windows\System32

If you have 64-bit Windows and need 32-bit DLL file to RUN 32-Bit programs so you’ll also need to paste DLL file into one more following Location ⇒ C:\Windows\SysWOW64

Reboot Your PC and after Rebooting try to start your program that was showing error (api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll is missing). If the problem still occurs so you’ll need to Register DLL file through Command prompt.

Open Command Prompt as Administrator on your Windows and type the following specific command inside the CMD.
command ⇒  regsvr32 api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll 

Hopefully, everything is working fine.