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What does this window mean? (Mac)

I don't know what's the problem with my copy of source tree, but I have window with strange authentication for some strange service about 10 times each day and it is like an ass pain!


I have latest version of SourceTree 3.0.1 (205), I have not any accounts what could be connected to source tree, I DO NOT USE VISUALSTUDIO AT ALL!


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bgannin Atlassian Team Dec 14, 2018

Hi Eugene,

This occurs when Sourcetree is attempting to check a remote repository's status and isn't able to do so. In this case it's inferred a remote URL of VS for the repository and is prompting for authentication to do so (which doesn't work because there's never a successful authentication + save.) It's not related to what accounts are present or not. Please check the remotes in the repository's Settings and see what's there, editing or removing any incorrect entries, and let us know if there's still a problem.

Brian Ganninger
Senior Mac Developer, Sourcetree

Yeah... Thank you very much! I found this problem in my ~40 repos and I don't remember where and how I added this repo :D Thank you!

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