I have been getting this message on my Lenovo windows desktop computer ever since I updated iTunes:

"api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll is missing" Is this serious? How can I fix it?

User profile for user: PlaviLotus

thank you so much! this worked for me perfectly!

1. go to lớn

2. tìm kiếm for "update for universal c runtime in Windows"

3. i clicked here: https://tư vấ in-windows

4. scroll down the page, find your version of windows

5. download the package

6. once it"s downloaded, install it

7. restart your computer

itunes opened with no problems

User profile for user: normfarrin

This has happened lớn me twice in the past 15 months - always after an iTunes update. I don"t know what causes it, maybe a bad update, but here is how I fixed it:

I was getting the message iTunes cannot start because api-ms-crt-"whatever".dll is missing.

Bạn đang xem: How to fix "api

Go to lớn Program Files/Common Files/ Support và copy add the api-*** files và paste them to Program Files/ITunes.

That fixed the problem for me.

User profile for user: Rktanwar

I"m also facing this error but my problem is solved.. I"m type Microsoft support in chrome tìm kiếm bar và open Microsoft site then type update for universal c runtime and select my windows version & tải về double cliông xã after downloading install & restart pc then no problem with open iTunes. Sorry my is English is not g

User protệp tin for user: milinjk


Please go to program files/itunes in your computer & check if there is 40 api-ms-win-********.dll files if it"s not there then copy it from any other computer in which itunes is working and paste it to lớn the affected computer.. the following is the screenshot of the files you need lớn look for


User protệp tin for user: turingtest2

A new one on me.

I see three copies of that tệp tin myself, in the following locations:

C:Program FilesComtháng Application SupportC:Program FilesComtháng Filesucozfree.comInternet ServicesC:Program FilesiTunes

You could repair Application Support or iTunes if the first or last are missing. I"m not sure which component is responsible for the Internet Services thư mục but it could be Application Support too.

Xem thêm: Cách Cho Hoa Mai Nở Đúng Tết, Kinh Nghiệm Cho Hoa Mai Nở Đúng Tết

Otherwise for general advice see Troubleshooting issues with iTunes for Windows updates.

The steps in the second box are a guide to removing everything related to lớn iTunes & then rebuilding it which is often a good starting point unless the symptoms indicate a more specific approach.

Reviews the other boxes và the danh sách of support documents further down the page in case one of them applies.

The further information area has direct liên kết to the current & recent builds in case you have problems downloading, or want lớn revert lớn an older version if the current one won"t work properly for you at the moment.

Your library và device backups should be unaffected by these steps but there are links lớn backup & recovery advice should it be needed.