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Crash on startup after latest windows update

It seems latest Windows Update updated .Net to 4.7.2 .

4.7.1 can not be installed because I already have 4.7.2


SourceTree.exe - This application could not be started.
This application requires one of the following versions of the .NET Framework:

Do you want to install this .NET Framework version now?
Yes No

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Mike Corsaro Atlassian Team Sep 24, 2018

Hello! I assume you're on a preview version of Windows? If so, please take a look at this reply:



Yes thank you for the reply.

I also found a solution here that is working:

As someone suggested:

fixed it by editing file,  "C:\Users\USER\AppData\Local\SourceTree\app-2.6.10\SourceTree.exe.config"


And changed line:

<supportedRuntime version="v4.0" sku=".NETFramework,Version=v4.7.1"/>



<supportedRuntime version="v4.0" sku=".NETFramework,Version=v4.7.2"/>

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