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

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.

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

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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