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SourceTree Windows - Update Embedded Git Fails 'Unable to extract'

D K Feb 10, 2015

Windows 7 SourceTree version

Tools > Options > Git > Update Embeded Git  Fails with:




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j clifton meek Oct 22, 2018 • edited

Still a problem trying to get to 2.18.0. Fixed by opening Task Manager and killing ssh. Installed sweetly after that. Insane error on Atlassian's part, moreso that it's gone on so long.

Rob Blodgett Nov 19, 2018

this worked for me.

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Rahlzel Sep 03, 2015

Confirmed on 1.6.20 as well:

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J.R. Heisey Dec 03, 2015

Occurs in version with downloaded PortableGit-2.6.1-32-bit.7z.exe

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Matteo Gaggiano Feb 10, 2016

Same here. Windows 8.1 and SourceTree





Solved with method at

Asbjørn Mikkelsen Jun 29, 2017

still same issue on Sourcetree, runnning windows 10.

Killing pageant.exe, ssh-agent.exe, git.exe etc, does not help.

Commented the mentioned issue also.

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