One of the major frustrations of PC gamers is the infamous "[certain.dll] file is missing" type of errors. Often when install iRacing and try to play it, you will encounter this steam_api.dll file missing error. In this post, we will learn how to diagnose steam_api.dll related error in iRacing. Once we have diagnosed steam_api.dll error in iRacing, we will look at various ways to fix it.
Intro to iRacing
We are the worlds premier motorsports racing simulation/game. An iRacing.com membership provides entry into the newest form of competitive motorsport: internet racing. Internet racing is a fun, easy, and inexpensive way for race fans, simracers and gamers alike to enjoy the thrill of the racetrack from the comfort of their home.
- Developer: iRacing.com Motorsport Simulations, iRacing
- Publisher: iRacing
- Release Date: 12 Jan, 2015
What You Need to Run iRacing
Minimum iRacing Requirements
- Operating System: Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 10 - 64-bit
- Processor: Intel Core i3, i5, i7 or better or AMD Bulldozer or better
- RAM/Memory: 8 GB RAM
- DirectX Version: Version 11
- Disk Space: 10 GB available space
- Display Card: NVidia GeForce 2xx series or better, 1GB+ dedicated video memory / AMD 5xxx series or better, 1GB+ dedicated video memory
How to Fix steam_api.dll is missing error in iRacing
Download & install DirectX
DirectX is a bunch of APIs mixed together that handle multimedia related tasks such as playing high fi video games, video and 3D content. One of the basic steps to fix steam_api.dll is missing error in iRacing is to just download and install the version of DirectX that is required by iRacing.
Typically, DirectX 9 or 11 do just fine for most video games.Download DirectX9 here.
Often, just downloading and installing DirectX will solve your problem. However, if you are still facing the problem. Let's move on the next step, shall we?
Download & install steam_api.dll
Another way of fixing steam_api.dll is missing error in iRacing is to simply download steam_api.dll file as per your PC configuration and install it in Windows\System32.
To download file from our secure servers, go to the following page: fix steam_api.dll related errors