Neel Kamal Neeraj Neel Kamal Neeraj - 3 years ago 176
Perl Question

The program can't start because api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll is missing while starting Apache server on my computer

In order to quickly set up my PHP/Perl development environment, I installed xampp. Specifically, I attempted to install using:


When I started the program, I ran into an error related to a
file. I also tried the suggestions in this question that sounded like fixes to the same problem.

The problem is still not fixed after trying the above.

screenshot of error

Answer Source

I was facing the same issue. After many tries below solution worked for me.

Before installing VC++ install your windows updates. 1. Go to Start - Control Panel - Windows Update 2. Check for the updates. 3. Install all updates. 4. Restart your system.

After that you can follow the below steps.


Download the Visual C++ Redistributable 2015

Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015 (64-bit)

Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015 (32-bit)

(Reinstal if already installed) then restart your computer or use windows updates for download auto.

For link download

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