SQL Server Management Studio 2012

I am trying to execute a query and I get an error message saying that the sql server is not responding.

I am using the SQL Server Management Studio 2012.

I am using Windows 8.1

Faulting application name: Ssms.exe, version: 2011.110.2100.60, time stamp: 0x4f35e2d9

Faulting module name: KERNELBASE.dll, version: 6.3.9600.18264, time stamp: 0x56e1b34d

Exception code: 0xe0434352

Fault offset: 0x00015b68

Faulting process id: 0x1ae4

Faulting application start time: 0x01d1fcbd530b0a88

Faulting application path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\Tools\Binn\ManagementStudio\Ssms.exe

Faulting module path: C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\KERNELBASE.dll

Report Id: cc87e8d3-68b0-11e6-8250-a41f7265cb33

Faulting package full name:

Faulting package-relative application ID:

Is the SQL Service actually running?