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The program can't start because api-ms-win-crt-stdio-l1-1-0.dll is missing from your computer

The program can't start because api-ms-win-crt-stdio-l1-1-0.dll is missing from your computer

Summary

Trying to open AdminStudio or InstallShield results in error: The program can't start because api-ms-win-crt-stdio-l1-1-0.dll is missing from your computer

Symptoms

Launch AdminStudio an error dialog occurs.

Cause

Missing Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable.

The installer for AdminStudio does not install the 64-bit version required on a 64-bit Operating System.


Resolution

Download the 2015 Visual C++ Redistributable (v14.0.23026):
For Windows 64-bit:
http://download.microsoft.com/download/9/3/F/93FCF1E7-E6A4-478B-96E7-D4B285925B00/vc_redist.x64.exe

For Windows 32-bit:
http://download.microsoft.com/download/9/3/F/93FCF1E7-E6A4-478B-96E7-D4B285925B00/vc_redist.x86.exe