Install Error

Oscar Benjamin oscar.j.benjamin at gmail.com
Thu Feb 4 04:30:52 EST 2016


On 3 February 2016 at 21:55, Barrie Taylor <taylorbarrie at hotmail.co.uk> wrote:
>
> I am attempting to install and run Python3.5.1 on my Windows machine.
>
> After installation on launching I am presented the attached error message.
> It reads:
> '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.'
> Needless to say, I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling ad repairing the program a number of times to no avail.

I don't know why it says to try re-installing. The problem is that
Python 3.5 requires an update to your system runtimes from Microsoft.
You can find more information about that here:

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2999226

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Oscar


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