Cannot start SSH Agent after Visual Studio 2017

I installed Visual Studio 2017 which installed git.  This seems to have broken my ssh-agent in sourcetree now.  I tried to uninstall and reinstall.  Same thing.

The error I get is a window entitled "Error encountered".  The wording is "'ssh-agent' failed with code -1: System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object. ()"

Any ideas on what to do?  Should I try to uninstall the git update?

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I finally found this link,

I updated the embedded version of git, and that seemed to solve the ssh-agent issue.  

My problem now is SourceTree is still VERY unresponsive.  Not sure what happened.

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