SQL Server Management Studio crashing with ApexSQL Complete installed due to Data Execution Prevention (DEP) incompatibility

Applies to
ApexSQL Complete

This article explains the reported defect that SQL Server Management Studio crashes regularly with ApexSQL Complete installed

SQL Server Management Studio crashes with the following error report:

Problem signature:

Problem Event Name: BEX
Application Name: Ssms.exe
Application Version: 2011.110.3000.0
Application Timestamp: 5081c1cd
Fault Module Name: StackHash_0a9e
Fault Module Version:
Fault Module Timestamp: 00000000
Exception Offset: e810e983
Exception Code c0000005
Exception Data 00000008
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: 0a9e
Additional Information 2: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789
Additional Information 3: 0a9e
Additional Information 4: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789

ApexSQL Complete was incompatible with DEP prior to version 2013.04.0023 which could cause DEP to block the execution of the add-in

Affected versions:
ApexSQL Complete 2013.04.0022 and previous

SQL Server Management Studio 2012

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