SQL Server 2012 error: Object reference not set to an instance of an object(SqlPackageBase)

Operating System: Windows 8.1

How to determine the version and edition of SQL Server and its components http://support.microsoft.com/kb/321185?wa=wsignin1.0

New Query (Ctrl+N) does not work Select Top 1000 rows doesn’t work Edit Top 200 rows works

Temp remedy Only interested in query window - click on Programmability, right click Stored Procedures and select New Stored Procedure... - Ctrl + A to select all new code - Select new sp template code and delete