Audacity Error Fixed (api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll)

Today we are going to fix an error (api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll) in audacity. If you are also facing the same error in your Windows then watch the video or read these simple steps to fix this error. So, let’s start fixing.

What is this Error?

If you are manually going to install audacity software then it often occurs because Windows can’t access some of your files. Sometimes, OS wants to access the files but files are missing or corrupted. So, this error occurs when any files are missing or crashed, as the error itself is showing the reason.

Try Updating (Windows Updates):

Sometimes it works after for some users but I didn’t try on my PC. If you want to fix the error and don’t want to download any other version of Audacity then you must try these steps.

  1. Go to the control panel.
  2. Look at System and Security.
  3. Go to Windows Update.
  4. Check for Updates.
  5. Install all updates which are there.

dacity api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll is missing error fixed

If you have done everything then restart your computer. Try re-installing Audacity if possible. But I don’t recommend this fix because I’ve fixed my error by 2nd solution. So, let’s try another fix.

Audacity Fixed Version (Recommended):

If you are installing or fixing the error or audacity manually then it is possible to have that error occurs. For a moment, try this and get your audacity error fixed. It is often recommended by many YouTubers and Bloggers. Follow these steps to install and run Audacity successfully without any error.

  1. Go to the Control Panel and then Add or Remove program.
  2. Uninstall Audacity and delete all audacity software and files that you have previously installed.
  3. Download and install the Audacity Error Fixed version from below.
  4. After successful installation RUN audacity and enjoy.

This solution worked for me and many other computers. If you are going to try this then kindly don’t forget to tell us here. Don’t forget to keep the backup of your important files.


In this article, I have told you two methods to fix the error of Audacity. One of them is updating updates of Windows and the other is installing the fixed version of audacity. Now you’ve to tell us which one of them worked for you. If you are facing any other issue then don’t hesitate to comment down.

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