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Sage Error: “The program can’t start because api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll is missing

    Sage error program can't start because api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll is missing

    Have you faced the  ‘Sage Error: “The program can’t start because api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll is missing’ error message of late?  Are you looking for simple solutions to fix this issue ? Your search ends here. Simply go through this blog.  Here, we will show you multiple methods to resolve this issue. Just  implement the steps mentioned sequentially and  get rid of this issue once and for all. 

    Here we go…

    Oh wait, before proceeding with the methods to troubleshoot, let’s get to know what this issue is all about..

    What is the api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll  missing error?

    The api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll  file is included in the MS Visual C++ Redistributable for the Microsoft  Visual Studio package. It plays a very important role in proper functioning of certain types of windows programs and files. Users mostly face this issue if they are yet to install the latest Windows updates or the update installation is either partial or failed ( even though it is shown in installed programs  )

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    How to fix the api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll  Missing Error? 

    Method 1-   Update the Windows Operating System

    🔷 Click the search bar, next to  the Windows start menu.
    🔷 Type Check for updates 
    🔷 Click to open it. 
    🔷 The Windows Update window will appear on your screen
    🔷 Click on Check for updates 
    🔷 Windows will now download the latest available update 
    Please note– If you are using Windows 7, you have to click the Install Updates tab to update Windows manually.  Windows 11 will install the update automatically.
    🔷 Once the update has been installed, restart the computer.
    🔷 Please check if the issue still persists. If not, move to the next method.

    Method 2-   Repair the MS Visual C++  redistributable package for Visual Studio 2015

    This method will help you if you have already installed the MS Visual C++ redistributable package for Visual Studio 2015. Please follow the steps given below-

    🔷 Navigate to Control Panel
    🔷 Click on Programs
    🔷 Now click Program and features
    🔷 Search for the Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable 
    🔷 Click to select it.
    🔷 Now click on the Repair tab
    🔷 A dialogue box will appear on your screen
    🔷 Click on the Repair tab. The repairing process will start now
    🔷 Once it gets over,  click Close
    🔷 Please check if the issue still persists. If not, move to the next method.

    Method 3-  Manually Install the MS Visual C++  redistributable package for Visual Studio 2015

    Here, you will need to download and install the Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015 manually. Please follow the steps mentioned below-

    🔷 Visit the software download page of the Microsoft official website
    🔷 Select the software language as ‘English’
    🔷 Now click on the Download  button
    🔷 Now, select the system type as  x64 or x86 (according to your system compatibility)
    🔷 Click Next to proceed
    🔷 The file will start to download. 
    🔷 After the downloading gets over, do a double click on the .EXE file
    🔷 Now, follow the on screen instructions to proceed
    🔷 Once the process completes, click on  Finish.
    🔷 Please check if the issue still persists

    Final Words :

    We hope the troubleshooting steps mentioned above would help you fix the api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll  missing error on your workstation. If you are still not able to get rid of this issue, or , if you experience any difficulties in carrying out the above-mentioned steps, we would recommend you to speak to the certified Sage experts.


    👉 Frequently Asked Questions

    Q 1. What is the primary cause of occurrence of the -ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll  missing error in Sage 50?

    Ans : Many functional and technical reasons may lead to the occurrence of this error on your computer. But,  users mainly face this issue if they are yet to install the latest Windows updates or the update installation is either partial or failed.

    Q 2. If I find it difficult to troubleshoot the api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll  missing error, how can I contact the Sage Support team?

    Ans : If you have any queries or are finding any difficulties while troubleshooting any issue in Sage 50, you may contact the Sage Support Experts.

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