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Fix api-ms-win-core-libraryloader-l1-1-1.dll Missing When Upgrading Windows 7 to Windows 10

This message pops up when I was upgrading a Windows 7 machine to the latest Windows 10 the other day, telling me that: The program can't start because api-ms-win-core-libraryloader-l1-1-1.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem. If you ended up reading this post, you are probably having the same issue as I did. If so, here is how you can fix it. It’s pretty easy, only if you know where to look. The problem is that the upgrade process is looking for the wrong DLL file. The api-ms-win-core-libraryloader-l1-1-1.dll which appears in the error message is for Windows 8. The one for Windows 7 is […]
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  • Aug 05, 2020