VS Studio 2013 update 4 crashes on build

I have an installation of Visual Studio 2013 update 4 that crashes whenever we try to build or rebuild a project.
This is the error message from the Windows application log:

Faulting application name: devenv.exe, version: 12.0.31101.0, time stamp: 0x54548724
Faulting module name: MSVCR120_CLR0400.dll, version: 12.0.51670.34230, time stamp: 0x53be343f
Exception code: 0xc00000fd
Fault offset: 0x00021ef0
Faulting process id: 0x33a0
Faulting application start time: 0x01d07e002604bead
Faulting application path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 12.0\Common7\IDE\devenv.exe
Faulting module path: C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\MSVCR120_CLR0400.dll
Report Id: 88e7d440-e9f3-11e4-80c4-00155d224503
Faulting package full name:
Faulting package-relative application ID:

I have uninstalled and installed the application, but the problem remains.  What else should I look at to fix this?

Regards,
Tom
Shawn ThomasAsked:
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Jacques Bourgeois (James Burger)PresidentCommented:
Your versions of Visual Studio and of the CLR are the one I have, without any problem.

Have you tried to Clean your Solution through the build menu?
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Shawn ThomasAuthor Commented:
Hi James,

I cleaned the solution and then tried to build.  the same error occurs.

Thanks
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sarabandeCommented:
0xc00000fd means stack overflow.

you may check whether your physical memory and/or virtual memory (file) is sufficient for the updated visual studio.  do you have a 32-bit or 64-bit windows?

Sara
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Shawn ThomasAuthor Commented:
Hi Sara,

It is running on Windows Server 2012 R2.   I'll look at the memory and see what's available.  Thanks for your reply.

Regards
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sarabandeCommented:
stack overflow could occur if a recursive function fails to end, somehow. in your case it is the visual studio itself which seems to call some function recursively for an infinite count.

you may check whether this behavior only occurs for the one project by creating a new solution with a different name and taking a copy of the sources of the current project to the new folders.

if the new solution builds, you may have a workaround by saving the old project and renaming the new one.

Sara
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Shawn ThomasAuthor Commented:
It appears this issue is related to this installation of VS 2013.  The project it is referencing is on a network share and from a different VS installation I can open and build the project.  I guess I will try and find the differences between the two installs, but they are both on WS12 R2 and pretty much identical.

Regards
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Jacques Bourgeois (James Burger)PresidentCommented:
If you copy the project on your development computer, does it build? If so, the problem might be a question of rights on the share..

Are the 2 installs both to upgrade 4, with the exact same version of the framework, with a recent Windows Update applied to both?

I keep my development computer up to date, and unless I missed something in the last 2 or 3 days, here are the versions I currently have on my system:
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