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Source Tree Start Menu Icon missing in Windows 10

A couple of months ago I did an update to Source Tree and the icon disappeared. I was too busy to do anything about it at the time but would like to have this fixed as it is bothering.

So far I have unpinned sourcetree and repinned but that did not fix the icon. Not sure how to proceeed. Attached screenshot of the start menu with sourcetree missing icon.

 

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Un-pinning, re-running the full installer, then re-pinning fixes the icon (and all your SourceTree configs are retained).

(No need to completely uninstall and then re-install.)

Thank you, Dominic! I've marked this issue as resolved by this process.

Regards,

Shannon

Like Francis Dale P. Cabrera likes this

In the windows search bar type sourcetree*exe

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minnsey Atlassian Team Dec 28, 2017

Hi

I've not experienced that problem, it looks OK for me. There was an issue with shortcuts, in the start menu and taskbar, a few releases ago due to an issue in the Squirrel.Windows installer we use.

At this stage I can only suggest removing the shortcut, then uninstalling Sourcetree and re-installing. That should create new shortcuts which you can pin to the start menu,

Not interested in uninstalling, reinstalling and reconfiguring all my settings and keys.

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minnsey Atlassian Team Jan 18, 2018

potentially unpinning and then re-running the full installer, rather than uninstalling first, download from https://sourcetreeapp.com might allow you to re-pin with the icon without loosing any settings.

FWIW as most configuration is store in %localappdata%\Atlassian\Sourcetree* uninstalling the app, from %localappdata%\Sourcetree, will not delete your settings.

 

I can confirm un-pinning, re-running the full installer, then re-pinning fixes the icon (and all your SourceTree configs are retained). No need to completely uninstall and then re-install.

Hi Dominic,

Thank you for letting us know that fixed your issue.

If you'd like, you can submit it as a new answer below Suggest an answer and I can accept it as the correct solution. This will help future users with the issue.

Regards,

Shannon

I can also confirm that this worked for me. All good now.

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Sean,

Although Michael's answer is best, would you be able to set the icon manually?

I remember this being pretty straightforward in earlier releases of Windows, and although I'm not very familiar with the version you're using, I would recommend that if you want to avoid reinstalling.

Of course, reinstalling would ensure you have the most up-to-date icon, but this is another workaround.

Regards,

Shannon

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