Skype can’t start because api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll is missing
The new version of Skype released (Skype 7.33), But they face a problem on this version missing a (DLL) file. But this is not an issue on Skype, as other new versions of Skype and here they add new features and because sometimes we have disabled Windows Update, and Windows can install this features, and at this time our windows missing or corrupted “api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll” the file which is part of the Visual Studio. Visual C++ Redistributable might you have no install or failed to install.
Follow instructions listed below to resolve this problem.
You get this message “Skype.exe – System Error
The program can’t start because api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem.”
When you are updating to Skype 7.33. This can be several problems, but we will give you solutions to resolve this issue.
How to resolve Skype can’t start because api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll is missing
Step 1: First thing Go to Control Panel and Remove Skype, or you can try with Revo uninstaller free “trial version” to remove the applications fully from your system, and Download Skype again from the official website and install again here you can find a link to download Skype from the official website.
If again can’t start you can try with this way to resolve the problem.
Step 2: This error in Skype can happen because you have no installed all the Windows Updates or when your Visual C++ 2015 libraries are not installed correctly, corrupted or is outdated.
On the link listed below, you can Download and Update this.
Update for Universal C Runtime in Windows
This is universal C Runtime you can join in the link and find what operating system you have then download and install update.
Also, make sure you Windows Update is up to date
We hope that this article “Skype can’t start because api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll is missing” would be helpful for you.