How To Fix the procedure entry point ucrtbase.terminate could not be located in the dynamic link library api-ms-win-crt-runtime-1l-1-0.dll

When I start Eclipse on windows 7, it prompts an alert dialog with the error message the procedure entry point ucrtbase.terminate could not be located in the dynamic link library api-ms-win-crt-runtime-1l-1-0.dll. This article will tell you how to fix it.

1. What Is Windows Universal C Runtime (CRT) & Why The Error Happen.

  1. Windows 10 provides a Universal C Runtime (CRT) system component.
  2. This component can enable CRT function on Windows, and it runs on the operating system level.
  3. But other Windows version that is earlier than Windows 10 does not provide this component.
  4. So when you run a windows program that needs the CRT feature on Windows 7, then the error will happen.

2. How To Fix The Error.

  1. Microsoft provides an update package ( KB2999226 ) that can be installed on the earlier Windows OS ( earlier than Windows 10 ).
  2. You can download the standalone package from the web page Update for Universal C Runtime in Windows following the below steps.
  3. Open the Update for Universal C Runtime in Windows page, and scroll down to the section Method 2: Microsoft Download Center.
  4. Click the Download the package now link after your Windows version ( mine is Windows 7 ) to go to the download page.
  5. On the update package download page, select the language and then click the Download button to download it.
  6. Click the downloaded package ( mine is Windows6.1-KB2999226-x64 ) to install it.
  7. After installing it, the error may be resolved, if not, restart your windows, then the error should be resolved.
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