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Askpass.exe application error

I get this popup when running SourceTree 3.3.8. It seems to go away after I push something and login using SourceTree, but eventually comes back after a time. This is reproducible with 3.3.8 and 3.3.4. Any ideas would be appreciated.

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I had the same issue after upgrading to 3.3.8

It was resolved after deleting some old accounts and edit the other ones under Tools >> Options >> Accounts

At the same time all my checked out repositories were showing a red exclamation mark on the "Remote" icon.  Clicking on Remote was trowing an error from winscp "Putty.exe not found".
So I installed putty but without success.  The exclamation mark was still there and clicking on the icon was now trowing 'Server refused to start a shell/command'.

Next thing I tried was to do a new Clone and that was working.  So I compared the "Remote Account" settings under Settings >>  Remotes >> origin >> Edit and it seems that for my previously cloned repositories this settings were not correct anymore after the upgrade.  Changing them solved the issue with the Remote.  Clicking on Remote was sending me now to the right repository location in a browser.

Thanks, I deleted my saved password under Tools >> Options >> Authentication, and then the next time I did an action that required authentication, it re-saved my password. The saved password was a little odd looking in that it said "Rest-Saved Passwords" in the dialog, which was different from a co-worker's so it made sense that this might be the culprit. Afterwards, the title changed to"Git Save Passwords". After this, then the problem went away. Thanks!

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Sourcetree doesn't make it easy to delete the passwords. There were around 20 to delete, each one taking several clicks. Hope this works!

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