missing dll file

I made executable onefile using pyinstaller for some simply code that i wrote in pycharm on win10 64bit system

I'm trying to run this file on win7 32bit and get error of missing "api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll"  file

how can i fix this issue?

thanks in advanced.


Did you ever get an answer to this issue? I am getting something similar with the new 2024.1 version:

The program can't start because api-ms-win-core-libraryloader-l1-21-1.dll is missing from your computer.

According to the error, the problem is not related to the IDE and there is a VC++ library is missing. 
Please try installing the latest version of VC++ redistributable, but I'm not sure about backward compatibility from 64 to 32.

Thank you, Daniil Bogdanov . Yes, I reached out to support and the issue was basically that I had IntelliJ installed on Windows Server 2012 R2 and 2024.1 requires 2019 or higher. While I could have probably tried to obtain that specific DLL somewhere, chances are this would break something else or I would just be kicking the can down the road where other issues might be awaiting, so I upgraded to Windows Server 2022 and that did the trick.

Morale of my story… check the prerequisites before an upgrade ;).

VC++ redistributable is an essential part of Windows systems if you are a developer, so do not hesitate to install it.

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