SourceTree is much slower to start

Let me start by thanking you for this fantastic FREE tool. I use it a lot.

I have upgraded ST latetly to - it starts much slower than prevously and it also have some odd behaviour that might give a clue:

1. It flashes two dialog windows. I manage to catture one which says: 
"Extracting file... Extracting archive: C:\Users\<>\AppData\Local|Atlassian\SourceTree\g[......]"

2. I have pinned ST to my TaskBar (Win10). Once ST starts, it displays an additional shortcut on the taskbar.


Thank you

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Jesse Yowell Atlassian Team Sep 13, 2017

Hi Shaul,

Can you try clearing your preferences like so?

I believe there might be some old settings in AppData that may be causing some performance issues.



Hi Jesse,

Better, but I suspect that is still rather slow.BTW, these two dialog windows still flashes and I'm quite sure this was not happening before.



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Mike Corsaro Atlassian Team Sep 15, 2017

Hello! How many tabs do you have open on startup?

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Four. Should this be a problem?

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