Standard Firmata not loading on Arduino

Error message below::
Thanks guys ,could you pls help to solve this ? urgent .

Arduino: 1.7.11 (Windows 8.1), Board: “Arduino Uno”

In file included from C:\Users\Christine\Desktop\Arduino\libraries\Firmata\utility\SerialFirmata.cpp:20:0:

C:\Users\Christine\Desktop\Arduino\libraries\Firmata\utility\SerialFirmata.h:30:28: fatal error: SoftwareSerial.h: No such file or directory

#include <SoftwareSerial.h>


compilation terminated.

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The SoftwareSerial library should be included with the Arduino IDE so that's strange but I don't have any experience with the IDE you're using. Please try updating to the latest version from:

Version 1.7.x was produced by when there were two companies fighting over the Arduino trademark. You should install the 1.8.x version (see the Download tab at the top of the page) and try again.