I know SourceTree sometime is very slow when committing a large file, but in the last few days I can not run SourceTree due to it doesn't respond. I checked Task Manger and see it consumed so many Ram. This make me very frustrated because I can't commit my works
I'm using Windows 10 and SourceTree version 1.6.22. What can I do to fix that?
I found the solution here: Sourcetree 2.x memory hog? - Ben Williams's solution
It seems that, somehow maybe cause of an accident, SourceTree recognizes Windows user directory (C:\Users\[YourName]) as a repository, and ST scans it. It makes ST consume resources forever.
Remove the repository will resolve the problem:
Delete the .git folder (it may be hidden - File Explorer/View tab/Check Hidden items) in the user directory.
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