api-ms-win-service-winsvc-l1-1-0.dll Informations - Download and Fix

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing api-ms-win-service-winsvc-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-service-winsvc-l1-1-0.dll file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

api-ms-win-service-winsvc-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-service-winsvc-l1-1-0.dll related errors on your device. You can also download api-ms-win-service-winsvc-l1-1-0.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7 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, Windows 7, Windows 7

File info

General information
Filename api-ms-win-service-winsvc-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-service-winsvc-l1-1-0.dll file. api-ms-win-service-winsvc-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-service-winsvc-l1-1-0.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to api-ms-win-service-winsvc-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-service-winsvc-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-service-winsvc-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-service-winsvc-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-service-winsvc-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-service-winsvc-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-service-winsvc-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-service-winsvc-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-service-winsvc-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-service-winsvc-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-service-winsvc-l1-1-0.dll file

The last solution is to manually download and replace api-ms-win-service-winsvc-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-service-winsvc-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-service-winsvc-l1-1-0.dll file example directory paths.

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\System32\downlevel\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\System32\downlevel\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\System32\downlevel\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\System32\downlevel\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\System32\

If the steps did not solve your api-ms-win-service-winsvc-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-service-winsvc-l1-1-0.dll
System Windows 10
File size 12192 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 b4b72c1a0416a7e0ee732c4692b67c7b
SHA1 3e2557687b14dacf511791bd0e9704d67e840a27
SHA256 9d14ca1634f9b33a3b570d5b05489edc142badba0d5506042d09772aa4518d9c
CRC32 4a4526a5
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\downlevel\
Filename api-ms-win-service-winsvc-l1-1-0.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 4096 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 37a6a9783425546998fdcc0e10aecb19
SHA1 e8ff6efd62cf258cfcc0f2fa0d3e03d7645f0b8b
SHA256 fe6230655afe40d53586164e27a9e4bde8bea13dd15949e2ff4a67cc57bb3909
CRC32 52ff27b4
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\downlevel\
Filename api-ms-win-service-winsvc-l1-1-0.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 3584 bytes
Date 2013-08-22
File details
MD5 47e0b91c7978def3621be9a365c72363
SHA1 68498154323b9a96488d496f22f84e4ebb926db0
SHA256 682f35a37013af338eb6b1df86a608875ec4f550b9add1faf8322fed3b58ef0a
CRC32 d3d7a09e
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\downlevel\
Filename api-ms-win-service-winsvc-l1-1-0.dll
System Windows 8
File size 3584 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 da364744048c965547fb3f2a98f7d92b
SHA1 c057f84044a9ae96bf496ace3dc21c335ca2cc8a
SHA256 9f33edd57dc9644f184e89d8dabeb4f0c801b4de90b915592e6ed1be5721d978
CRC32 28206053
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\downlevel\
Filename api-ms-win-service-winsvc-l1-1-0.dll
System Windows 7
File size 3584 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 9e229d60da2fab875c6a6aa451e6d028
SHA1 b57ab37c3a6f2cf230093736bc6229e0d90b4cf0
SHA256 f31b78aeb6963340c8f82475d1fa6b3f02ca76a964f342f8acff758194b4ce0f
CRC32 f10f1c2e
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename api-ms-win-service-winsvc-l1-1-0.dll
System Windows 7
File size 3584 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 ea03d6cb2a8974dd1360861e06af688a
SHA1 2f83c3bdf614bb9c43263626a2f08cc30bcd11a3
SHA256 177a4c42dfa433368f65c13bd25f73024c331fea37d12289b09d5d87ff9d92f6
CRC32 c148b53a
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\