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I updated my SourceTree last week but it has been a horrible experience since then

chuxoka4 I'm New Here Jan 19, 2020

The source tree update notification appeared sometime last week and I made the update to thhe latest version.

It has been horrible.

CPU usage has risen to almost 70%

Power Usage Trend shows very high constantly.

It is slow. I sometimes have to shut down my IDE because I have to switch branches regularly.

I honestly regret the switch.

I don't know if anyone is experienceing the same. I would like to suggest a rollback feature in SourceTree after an update. This rollback feature should be active.

SourceTree is a critical part of my work flow and I am quite disappointed about this development. 

I am hoping a fix would be pushed soon.

Also every now and then askpass.exe error pops up, usually after a successssful Push or Pull.

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I have had a similar experience, Sourcetree becomes unresponsive after every command I run. I have to restart the application to see the change reflected in the GUI.

mb I'm New Here Jan 20, 2020

You can hit F5 instead of restarting. Also closing the tab and reopening works for a more permanent work around. See

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After last update askpass.exe errors pop up which also leads to multiple authorization errors in background, whereby my windows account was blocked several times .

I solved the problem by uninstalling sourcetree :-(

Did you then reinstall it?

Every time if it happened I have to ask the adminidtrator to unlock my windows account, so I replaced it by TortoiseGit by now.

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