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Visual Studio 2012 won't start or it keeps crashing

Problem : Installed VS2012 Premium from our MSDN subscription and it was working fine the first couple of days but then I installed a few extensions I can't now start VS2012 and it gives the error

Error Msg:
Faulting application name: devenv.exe, version: 11.0.50727.1, time stamp: 0x5011ecaa
Faulting module name: ntdll.dll, version: 6.1.7601.17725, time stamp: 0x4ec49b8f
Exception code: 0xc0000374
Fault offset: 0x000ce6c3
Faulting process id: 0xee8
Faulting application start time: 0x01cd89bb777fc1dd
Faulting application path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\Common7\IDE\devenv.exe
Faulting module path: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\ntdll.dll

OS :  WIndows 7 64 bit

Solution : 1.)

Remove the key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\AppCompatFlags\Layers]. VS2012 loading but then crashing before I could do anything else (error in C:\Windows\syswow64\KERNELBASE.dll)Then  remove: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\VisualStudio\11.0][HKEY_CURRENT_USER\So…

SQL server 2008 R2 – Silent installation for the SSMS

SSMS Silent Install instructions
C:\[SQLImagesPath]\setup.exe /ACTION=INSTALL /QUIET /FEATURES=CONN,BC,SSMS

WSUS role not working

Checking for supported version of WSUS (min WSUS 3.0 SP2 + KB2720211 + KB2734608

Add this below KB article as well after Ading WSUS ROle.

WSUS: The Update Could Not Be Found