Few days ago I found that I can try for free to play PES 2017 Demo on Origin and I immediately downloaded the game. After launching the game, a weird system error appeared saying that steam_api.dll file is missing from my computer. Further reinstallation of the PES 2017 didn’t help to solve the error. I found that a lot of users were having the same issue with the game. At first I thought that the game was broken, but my friend successfully installed the game and was able to play it on the same day and he has the same computer setup and running Windows 10 64 bit same as me. This has pushed me to look for the solution for steam_api.dll is missing error in PES 2017.
I’ve looked for the solution on various forums and even wrote a ticket to the support team of Origin, however, they responded that something wrong on my computer and it is not related to them. After studying a bit about dll errors I found that those libraries are very important and contain various instructions for multiple programs. Also, they are getting excessive use by multiple programs at the same time and they are the number one target for various viruses and malware. So there are so many reasons why they could be damaged and disappear from the system. Anyway, there are few solutions how to fix steam_api.dll or any other dll error, but I will go with the simplest one, which helped me to resolve steam_api.dll is missing error in PES 2017. All you need to do is to download steam_api.dll library from here: http://fix4dll.com/steam_api_dll – select what version of operating system you are running and download the file. After that just install it by following the instructions that can be found on the website. That’s it, steam_api.dll is missing error in PES 2017 will be resolved. Do not hesitate to like and share this tutorial.