m.mustafa m.mustafa - 6 days ago 5
Python Question

Can't run Python: api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1.0.dll

I setup python and tried to run IDLE but Windows gives me an error:

The program can't start because api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1.0.dll is missing from your computer.
I tried reinstalling Python to fix this problem, but my pc can't install visual studio.

Answer

0.Install Windows Updates: Go to Start - Control Panel - Windows Update Check for updates Install all available updates. After the updates are installed, restart your computer. After the restart repeat the steps above again until no more updates are available.

1.Download the Visual C++ Redistributable:

2.For Windows 64-bit Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2017 (64-bit) For Windows 32-bit Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2017 (32-bit)

3.Run the vc_redist.x64.exe (64-bit) or vc_redist.x86.exe (32-bit) and select Uninstall 4.Run the .exe again and select Install

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