Cannot run/download audacity..

Upon attempting to run,or finish downloading Audacity I recieve this error meessage: “The program can’t start because api-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll is missing from your computer. Try installing the program to fix this problem.” Would somebody please tell me what I can do to get this issue resolved for I do not know what this means.Thank you!

If you are using Windows 7, you may need to update Windows “Visual C++ redistributable”.
You can download it from Microsoft here: