This error will normally appear on Windows XP and Windows server 2003. If you see this on another OS, you are likely to have pending Windows updates.
If you are running Windows XP/2003, you will want to try the following hotfixes provided by Microsoft:
Try this one first: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/968730
If this does not help, then try this one: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/938397
You have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Please note that we no longer support Windows XP and 2003 Operating Systems.