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 https://tư vấn.microsoft.com/

2. search for "update for universal c runtime in Windows"

3. i clicked here: https://tư vấn.microsoft.com/en-us/help/2999226/update-for-universal-c-runtime- 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 to 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.

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Go to Program Files/Comtháng Files/loveforht.net/Applications Support and copy add the api-*** files và paste them khổng lồ Program Files/ITunes.

That fixed the problem for me.

User protệp tin for user: Rktanwar

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

User profile for user: milinjk


Please go to lớn program files/itunes in your computer và 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 và paste it to lớn the affected computer.. the following is the screenshot of the files you need to lớn look for


User profile for user: turingtest2

A new one on me.

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

C:Program FilesCommon Filesloveforht.netloveforht.net Application SupportC:Program FilesCommon Filesloveforht.netInternet ServicesC:Program FilesiTunes

You could repair loveforht.net 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 loveforht.net Application Support too.

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

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

đánh giá the other boxes and the danh mục of tư vấn documents further down the page in case one of them applies.

The further information area has direct links to the current & recent builds in case you have sầu problems downloading, or want to revert to 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 and recovery advice should it be needed.