How do I fix api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll error?

Fixing “api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll” Error

Warning note

If, during an install, you receive the error ‘api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll is missing’ this is due to Microsoft® Windows  updates not being applied. To fix this you need to:

  1.  Install Windows updates by:
    1. Go to Start > Control Panel > Windows Updates
    2. Check for updates
    3. Install all available updates
    4. After the updates are installed, restart your computer
    5. After the restart repeat the steps above again until no more updates are available
  2. Once ALL Windows updates have been installed, download the Visual V++ Re-distributable
    1. For Windows 64-bit: Visual C++ Re-distributable for Visual Studio 2015 (64-bit)
    2. For Windows 32-bit: Visual C++ Re-distributable for Visual Studio 2015 (32-bit)
  3. Run the vcredist_x64.exe (64-bit) or vcredist_x86.exe (32-bit) and select Uninstall
  4. Run the setup.exe again and select Install