I'm getting this error after a forced install of Windows 10.
I googled this and there's a healthy number of posts, like this (2013)
, this (2013)
, and this (2012).
Other posts go back to 2008.
It started for me when Windows 10 was installed over Windows 7, in early 2016 I think.
The solutions in the posts aren't too cut and dried, "try this", "try that", like Windows repair, go to a restore point, clean boot (?),
Here's my PC, HP Pavilion laptop g7