I suspect this message is related to your previous one. So, I would like to say in addition,you can get such error message if you did not set IPPROOT environment variable, as it was stated in readme.htm file which comes with this sample:
How to Build the Source Code
ippiSample is a 32-bit MFC application that comes with the corresponding workspace and project files, ippiSample.dsw and ippiSample.dsp, to make rebuilding simple with the Microsoft* Visual C++* 6.0. Other versions of Microsoft* Visual C++* may require recreation of these files.