Windows 7 sorcetree - Clone fatal Errors - Maybe git-submodule is broken?

I am really new to git and bitbucket. Installing SourceTree because I assumed it would help me figure git out. Unfortunatly I am stopped at the first stone. I run a clone off of my Bitbucket Private Repository to a local directory on my Windows 7 machine. When I run clone, select my source and destination. It gives me this fatal error:

fatal: 'submodule' appears to be a git command, but we were not
able to execute it. Maybe git-submodule is broken?

I'm sorry for this question and it is probably something simple I need to fix configuration wise but I tried searching for an answer to no avail. Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks

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Never Mind I figured it out. I had to use the embedded version of git. To do this start by going to Tools > Options > Git and clicking 'Update Embedded Git' to reinstall it. THe the button to the right click "Use Embedded Version Of GIt"

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