Fix api-ms-win-devices-config-l1-1-0.dll Errors

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing api-ms-win-devices-config-l1-1-0.dll files. Situations like that can occur, for example, during a software installation process. Each software program requires certain resources, libraries, and source data to work properly. Corrupted or nonexistent api-ms-win-devices-config-l1-1-0.dll file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

api-ms-win-devices-config-l1-1-0.dll file ApiSet Stub DLL. The file was developed by for use with software. Here you will find detailed information about the file and instructions how to proceed in the event of api-ms-win-devices-config-l1-1-0.dll related errors on your device. You can also download api-ms-win-devices-config-l1-1-0.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1, Windows 8 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1, Windows 8

File info

General information
Filename api-ms-win-devices-config-l1-1-0.dll
File extension DLL
Description ApiSet Stub DLL
Program Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Author Microsoft Corporation
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Dynamic link library
System Windows NT 32-bit
Copyrights © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Character set Unicode
Language cod English (U.S.)
Fix File Errors

There are various types of errors related to api-ms-win-devices-config-l1-1-0.dll file. api-ms-win-devices-config-l1-1-0.dll file may be located in wrong file directory on your device, may not be present in the system, or may be infected with malicious software and therefore not work correctly. Below is a list of most common error messages related to api-ms-win-devices-config-l1-1-0.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • api-ms-win-devices-config-l1-1-0.dll is corrupted
  • api-ms-win-devices-config-l1-1-0.dll cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - api-ms-win-devices-config-l1-1-0.dll
  • api-ms-win-devices-config-l1-1-0.dll file error
  • api-ms-win-devices-config-l1-1-0.dll file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register api-ms-win-devices-config-l1-1-0.dll file:
  • api-ms-win-devices-config-l1-1-0.dll file could not be loaded
  • api-ms-win-devices-config-l1-1-0.dll file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because api-ms-win-devices-config-l1-1-0.dll file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to api-ms-win-devices-config-l1-1-0.dll can be addressed in various ways. Some methods are meant only for advanced users. If you don't have confidence in your skills, we suggest consulting a specialist. Fixing api-ms-win-devices-config-l1-1-0.dll file errors should be approached with utmost caution for any mistakes can result in unstable or unproperly working system. If you have the necassary skills, please proceed.

api-ms-win-devices-config-l1-1-0.dll file errors can be caused by various factors, so its is beneficial to try to fix them using various methods.

Step 1: Scan your computer for any malicious software

Virus Scan

Windows files are commonly attacked by malicious software that prevents them from working properly. First step in addressing problems with api-ms-win-devices-config-l1-1-0.dll file or any other Windows system files should be scanning the system for malicious software using an antivirus tool.

If by any chance you don't have any antivirus software installed on your system yet, you should do it immediately. Unprotected system is not only a source of file errors, but, more importantly, makes your system vulnerable to many dangers. If you don't know which antivirus tool to choose, consult this Wikipedia article – comparison of antivirus software.

Step 2: Update your system and drivers.

Windows Update

Installing relevant Microsoft Windows patches and updates may solve your problems related to api-ms-win-devices-config-l1-1-0.dll file. Use dedicated Windows tool to perform the update.

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "Windows Update" in the search field
  3. Choose the appropriate software program (name may vary depending on your system version)
  4. Check if your system is up to date. If any unapplied updates are listed, install them immediately.
  5. After the update has been done,restart your computer in order to complete the process.

Beside updating the system, it is recommended that you install latest device drivers, as drivers can influence proper working of api-ms-win-devices-config-l1-1-0.dll or other system files. In order to do so, go to your computer or device producer's website where you will find information regarding latest driver updates.

Step 3: Use System File Checker (SFC) tool

System File Checker

System File Checker is a Microsoft Windows tool. As the name suggests, the tool is used for identyfing and addressing system file related errors, including those related to api-ms-win-devices-config-l1-1-0.dll file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the api-ms-win-devices-config-l1-1-0.dll file with properly working version. To use the tool:

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "cmd" in the search field
  3. Locate "Command Prompt" result – don't run it yet:
  4. Click the right mouse button and select "Run as Administrator" option
  5. Type "sfc /scannow" in console prompt to start the program and follow the instructions

Step 4: Restoring Windows system

Windows Recovery

Another approach is to restore system to previous state, before the api-ms-win-devices-config-l1-1-0.dll file error occured. In order to restore your system, follow the instructions below

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "System Restore" in the search field
  3. Start the system restore tool – it's name may differ depending on version of the system
  4. The application will guide you through the process – read the messages carefully
  5. After the process has finished, restart your computer.

If all the above-mentioned methods failed and the api-ms-win-devices-config-l1-1-0.dll file problem has not been resolved, proceed to the next step. Remember that the following steps are intended only for advanced users.

Download and replace api-ms-win-devices-config-l1-1-0.dll file

The last solution is to manually download and replace api-ms-win-devices-config-l1-1-0.dll file in appropriate folder on the disk. Select file version compatible with your operating system and click the "Download" button. Next, go to your web browser's "Downloaded" folder and copy the downloaded api-ms-win-devices-config-l1-1-0.dll file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of api-ms-win-devices-config-l1-1-0.dll file example directory paths.

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\System32\downlevel\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\System32\

If the steps did not solve your api-ms-win-devices-config-l1-1-0.dll file problem, you should consult a professional. A probability exists that the error(s) might be device-related and therefore should be resolved at the hardware level. A fresh operating system installation might be necessary – a faulty system installation process can result in data loss.

File versions list

Filename api-ms-win-devices-config-l1-1-0.dll
System Windows 10
File size 13216 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 fc752f021b70c7187e4233fa5969c905
SHA1 96db3917c058d9c6d280c835820c091e23307dfe
SHA256 68906a2f1ac6121b1df3b064ca9877042778886187f3d8c3e9e3bead29565667
CRC32 91b7e2d3
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\downlevel\
Filename api-ms-win-devices-config-l1-1-0.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 4608 bytes
Date 2013-08-22
File details
MD5 1f5100ef4fd3bfb3fce2f1f39fcff88d
SHA1 28c433bef1fefeae667af573fbaed64fa51d83cf
SHA256 721c78dd6f115bd6ea4a9b768ca3f3cc45f3869dc41c15168919110064881d94
CRC32 561315c0
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename api-ms-win-devices-config-l1-1-0.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 5632 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 28ecf6b3e3a4f3a8851f8a58a894b14d
SHA1 1d3c55000757abdb64ea4c15a7c9f9c063df576d
SHA256 0425898f6d0911625b69a12c8601a92f2c442d6c9d8c36d993c3f4f72291cbeb
CRC32 86611d96
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename api-ms-win-devices-config-l1-1-0.dll
System Windows 8
File size 4608 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 66a51a6b3d19e68cefb37cfc2d2363ce
SHA1 046fdbbb0a4fe4eec8070fed2c0111211da03e84
SHA256 3b641afe724420cc3e845f7dad559a93bd3155e96ae6e5c45bd0aaac2d8514cd
CRC32 4e85af45
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\