This is the most common crash error encountered by applications. There could be an infinite number of causes for the error, from memory access to file corruption, viruses, registry, corrupted hard drive, etc.
The first thing to do is to attempt a possible repair. Go to Control Panel > Programs and Features > Uninstall a program. Click Remove, but choose Repair instead. After this procedure, reboot the PC and launch the software. If the error persists, apply updates to software. You can check for updates using Help > Check for updates.