sourcetree can not find git config

As soon as I try to open a project in sourcetree on windwos I get the following error

"fatal: unable to access '"C:\Users\<user>"/.config/git/config': Invalid argument"

why I sourcetrree loking in the directory and how to chnage that? My global Git config is on
'"C:\Users\<user>"/.gitconfig'

I tried a lot already any help welcome

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Hi Daniel,

 

I had the same issue.

To fix it I opened Environment Variables (open Control Panel -> System -> Advanced system settigns, tab: Advanced, click Environment Variables...).

In User variables for <user> had a variable: HOME with value

"c:\Users\&lt;user&gt;"

Replace the value with value:

c:/Users/&lt;user&gt;/

Now should work fine!

 

Cheers,

Robert

 

Hi Robert

Excellent! That worked! 

I was searching for months for a solution to that.

Thx again, Daniel 

Thanks Robert,

It worked fine!

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