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Since you decided to visit this page, chances are you’re either looking for api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll file, or a way to fix the “api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll is missing” error. Look through the information below, which explains how to resolve your issue. On this page, you can download the api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll file as well.

What is Api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll?

Api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll a DLL (Dynamic Link Library) file, developed by Microsoft, which is referred to essential system files of the Windows OS. It usually contains a set of procedures and driver functions, which may be applied by Windows.

What is Api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll used for?

Api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll file, also known as ApiSet Stub DLL, is commonly associated with Microsoft® Windows® Operating System. It is an essential component, which ensures that Windows programs operate properly. Thus, if the api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll file is missing, it may negatively affect the work of the associated software.

What is Api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll is missing error mean?

There are multiple reasons that may cause api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll errors. These include Windows registry issues, malicious software, faulty applications, etc.

Error messages related to the api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll file can also indicate that the file has been incorrectly installed, corrupted or removed.

Other common api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll errors include:

  • “api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll is missing”
  • “api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll error loading”
  • “api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll crash”
  • “api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll was not found”
  • “api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll could not be located”
  • “api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll Access Violation”
  • “The procedure entry point api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll error”
  • “Cannot find api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll”
  • “Cannot register api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll”
api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll - System Error The program can`t start because api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix problem.

How to fix Api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll missing error?

If the “api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll is missing” error occurs, you may use one of the methods below – manual or automatic – to solve the problem. The manual method assumes that you download the api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll file and put it inside the game/application installation folder, while the second method is much easier as it allows you to automatically fix the error with minimum effort.

Method 1: Download Api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll

Search through available versions of api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll from the list below, select the correct file and press the “Download” link. If you cannot decide which version to choose, read the article below or use the automatic method to resolve the issue

Api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll, 13 available versions

Bits & Version File size Checksums
32bit 6.3.9600.16384 4.5 KB
MD5 8f325597f5cd702c6b0e61560da61c48
SHA1 25016c54696882404a30549e8d44d4b3d1d06177
32bit 6.3.9600.16384 2.5 KB
MD5 accbdccaaa59e7a065b673fcebea84c7
SHA1 affa147040e1de5c1c5088b7298b4dd0a423764f
64bit 6.3.9600.16384 4.5 KB
MD5 cb3e0dd38c444938ce1c189aadd29a3f
SHA1 45b985ccd1d30c67c757580d4e9abe6ca7be4dd7
32bit 6.2.9200.16384 4.5 KB
MD5 310b8716324d4f5519c1d5126bf12ba9
SHA1 6959d40c18b2d554c4d3920118451ba5489c9074
64bit 10.0.19041.1 11.6 KB
MD5 cc44206c303277d7addb98d821c91914
SHA1 9c50d5fac0f640d9b54cd73d70063667f0388221
32bit 10.0.15063.0 10.9 KB
MD5 e6018e35e3aa85dc7b8dd44eda73565c
SHA1 0acd3163358d8b35775a8faba82d50754b04a55f
64bit 10.0.15063.0 11.4 KB
MD5 fdcf01518857c9f531f325cdc280e998
SHA1 dcf6fb0df43a41b963aa9e026620081723ad00e8
32bit 10.0.10586.9 11.3 KB
MD5 11a771fc68fb315ad3ddb1d73d4353ed
SHA1 500baf3e19a5725579182a9745f9d6de8a592ed8
32bit 10.0.10586.212 18.2 KB
MD5 ec4f2cb68dcf7e96516eb284003be8bb
SHA1 fb9237719b5e21b9db176e41bdf125e6e7c01b11
32bit 10.0.10586.0 18.2 KB
MD5 e361633aad060fdf5f8208b46d9a488d
SHA1 58d6721ceb4231bdae7f7e70138daf5b8c7f9f3c
64bit 10.0.10563.0 18.2 KB
MD5 e96d461ce6715e82056d5269037e6386
SHA1 e4a2a12310aacfc39867c77b57657de7ae2fdd5c
32bit 10.0.10240.16384 11.3 KB
MD5 86279521328398e87699d248628eb13a
SHA1 e4d4c39bda90635f1f5c2fc58b1304e2daac9caf
64bit 10.0.10240.16384 11.3 KB
MD5 943aadbb74c52e8e577102bfca45a3a6
SHA1 2ef6cfacec14e7ab470df826666215c56fe87513

How to choose the correct version of Api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll?

First, look through descriptions in the table above and select the proper file for your program. Pay attention to whether it’s a 64-, or 32-bit file, as well as the language it uses. For 64-bit programs, use 64-bit files if they are listed above.

It’s best to choose those dll files which language corresponds to the language of your program, if possible. We also recommend downloading the latest versions of dll files for an up-to-date functionality.

Where to place the Api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll file?

To repair the “api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll is missing” error, put the file inside the application/game installation folder. Alternatively, you can place the api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll file within the Windows system directory.

How to register Api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll?

If putting the missing api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll file into the proper directory doesn’t solve the problem, you’ll have to register it. To do so, copy your DLL file to the C:\Windows\System32 folder, and open a command prompt with admin rights. There, type “regsvr32 api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll” and press Enter.

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  • Step 1: Go to Taskbar' search box - write Device Manager - choose Device Manager
  • Step 2: Select a category to look at the devices' names - make right-click the one that needs to be updated
  • Step 3: Choose Search automatically for updated driver software
  • Step 4: Look at Update Driver, and select it
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Method 4: Scan your PC for malware to fix api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll error

Sometimes api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll error can happen because of malware on your computer. The malicious software can intentionally corrupt DLL files in order to substitute them with its own malicious files. Therefore, your number one priority should be to scan your computer for malware and eliminate it as soon as possible.

OPTION 1 - Windows Defender

The new version of Windows 10 has a built-in application called "Windows Defender", which allows you to check your computer for viruses and remove malware, which is difficult to remove in a running operating system. In order to use the Windows Defender Offline scan, go to the settings (Start - Gear icon or Win + I key), select "Update and Security" and go to the "Windows Defender" section.
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  • Step 1: Press Win key or click on Start and click on Gear icon. Alternatively press Win + I key combination.
  • Step 2: Select Update and Security option and go to Windows Defender section.
  • Step 3: At the bottom of the defender settings there is the checkbox " Windows Defender Offline scan". To start it, click "Scan Now". Note that you have to save all unsaved data before rebooting your PC.

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  • Step 3: After the program has been restarted, you can delete all quarantined objects by going to the appropriate section of the program or restore some of them if it turned out that after quarantining something from your software began to work incorrectly.

Method 5: Fix Api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll missing error with System File Checker (SFC)

Many users are familiar with the sfc / scannow system file integrity check command, which automatically checks and fixes protected Windows system files. To execute this command, you have to run command prompt as administrator.
  • Step 1: Start the command line as an administrator in Windows by pressing Win key on your keyboard and typing "Command Prompt" in the search field, then - right-click on the result and select Run as administrator. Alternatively, you can press Win + X key combination which will open the menu where you can select Command Prompt (Admin).
  • Step 2: Type sfc / scannow while in Command Prompt and hit Enter.

After entering the command, a system check will begin. It will take a while, so please be patient. Once operation is complete you will get the message “Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files and successfully repaired them.” or “Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of them”.

Keep in mind that System File Checker (SFC) cannot fix integrity errors for those system files that are currently being used by operating system. To fix these files you have to run SFC command through the command prompt in the Windows recovery environment. You can get into Windows Recovery Environment from the login screen, by clicking Shutdown, then holding down the Shift key while selecting Restart.

In Windows 10, you can press Win key, select Settings > Update & security > Recovery and under Advanced Startup, click Restart now. You can also boot from the installation disk or bootable USB flash drive with the Windows 10 distribution. On the installation screen select your preferred language and then select “System Restore”. After that, go to “Troubleshooting” > “Advanced Settings” > “Command Prompt”. Once in Command Prompt type the following command: sfc /scannow /offbootdir=C:\ /offwindir=C:\Windows where C is the partition with the installed operating system, and C: \ Windows is the path to the Windows 10 folder.

This operation will take a while and it is important to wait until it is complete. When finished, close the command prompt and restart the computer as usual.

Method 6: Fix corrupted Api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll file by performing System Restore

System Restore is very useful when you want to fix api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll error. Using the "System Restore" function, you can choose restore Windows to the date when the api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll file was not damaged. Thus, restoring Windows to an earlier date cancels changes made to system files. Please follow the steps below to roll back Windows using System Restore and get rid of api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll error.
  • Step 1: Press the Win + R keys combination to launch Run dialog.
  • Step 2: Type rstrui in the Run text box and click OK or hit Enter. It will open the system recovery utility.
  • Step 3: The “System Restore” window may include the “Choose a different restore point” option. If so, select this option and click Next. Check the “Show more restore points” checkbox to see a complete list of dates.
  • Step 4: Select a date to restore Windows 10. Keep in mind that you need to select a recovery point that will restore Windows to the date when the api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll error message did not appear.
  • Step 5: Click the "Next" button and then click "Finish" to confirm your restore point.

At this point, your computer will reboot normally and boot up with restored version of Windows, and api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll error should be resolved.

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