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SSMS 2012 SP2 Keep Crashing

guys .. Any work around for this SSMS crashing issue? This is happening on SQL Server 2012 SP2 clustered Environment. Failed to open connection dialog Object Reference not set to an instance of an object.( ***************************************************************** From Event viewer Application Error Faulting application name: Ssms.exe, version: 2011.110.5058.0, time stamp: 0x537406e3 Faulting module name: ntdll.dll, version: 6.3.9600.17936, time stamp: 0x55a68dd1 Exception code: 0xc0000374 Fault offset: 0x000e5904 Faulting process id: 0x2788 Faulting application start time: 0x01d10825350d152c Faulting application path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\Tools\Binn\ManagementStudio\Ssms.exe Faulting module path: C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll Report Id: a1358e5d-7418-11e5-80eb-f8bc12e46a4a Faulting package full name: Faulting package-relative application ID: ********************************************************************************* .NET Runtime Application: SCNotification.exe Framework Version: v4.0.30319 Description: The process was terminated due to an unhandled exception. Exception Info: System.Configuration.ConfigurationErrorsException Stack: at System.Configuration.ClientConfigurationSystem.EnsureInit(System.String) at System.Configuration.ClientConfigurationSystem.PrepareClientConfigSystem(System.String) at System.Configuration.ClientConfigurationSystem.System.Configuration.Internal.IInternalConfigSystem.GetSection(System.String) at System.Configuration.ConfigurationManager.GetSection(System.String) at System.Configuration.PrivilegedConfigurationManager.GetSection(System.String) at System.Diagnostics.DiagnosticsConfiguration.GetConfigSection() at System.Diagnostics.DiagnosticsConfiguration.Initialize() at System.Diagnostics.DiagnosticsConfiguration.get_Sources() at System.Diagnostics.TraceSource.Initialize() at System.Diagnostics.TraceSource.TraceEvent(System.Diagnostics.TraceEventType, Int32, System.String) at Microsoft.SoftwareCenter.Client.Data.Log.TraceEvent(System.Diagnostics.TraceEventType, System.String) at Microsoft.SoftwareCenter.Client.Notification.SingleInstanceApplication.Main(System.String[]) Thank you
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ThomasRushton avatar image ThomasRushton ♦♦ commented ·
Have you tried patching SSMS? Is SSMS running on the server or on a workstation?
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logicinside22 avatar image logicinside22 commented ·
This error coming up when I am trying to open SSMS from the Server. It has SP2.
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