Clone UI fails to parse URL with "Error: System.ComponentModel.Win32Exception: ..."

Just installed SourceTree on Win7.

When I try to clone, I see a complaint below the URL:

Repository type ? This is not a valid source path / URL

The Details button shows me this:

Command: git -c diff.mnemonicprefix=false -c core.quotepath=false ls-remote
Error: System.ComponentModel.Win32Exception: The system cannot find the file specified

 Seems like a SourceTree bug, not a problem with the URL to me. Any idea how I can fix it ? 





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Is that the full error message?

I'd be tempted to say it cannot find git, but are other repos working OK?

You can check the git settings in Tools/Options/Git tab

That's the whole message, and (having cloned from the command line) SourceTree can now push & pull happily. That seems to suggest that it can find git for other purposes.

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