Progress DataDirect Connect for ADO.NET 4.1 patch added support for Visual Studio 2013.
In Visual Studio 2013, once a data connection of any Progress DataDirect Connect for ADO.NET Data Provider in Server Explorer has been successfully added, you receive a list of data objects like tables, views, procedures, and functions.
When doing Retrieve Data for few tables, you may experience a Visual Studio crash.
How to Resolve?
The issue of Visual Studio crashing on Retrieve Data is a Visual Studio 2013 issue and the fix is available in the VS2013 latest update 5, which can be downloaded from the link provided below: