When running games, you may encounter the error “Cannot continue code execution because system has not detected vulkan-1.dll” or “Cannot run program because vulkan-1.dll is missing on computer”.
Vulkan-1.dll is one of the files included in the Vulkan Runtime Libraries, libraries that can be used in various Valve games and beyond.
- Go to the official Vulkan website (https://vulkan.lunarg.com/sdk/home)
- Under “Windows” click on “Latest Runtime/ZIP” or on the installer file under Runtime.
- Download the installer file (Runtime Installer) and run the installation.