'git status' failed with code 129: Unknown option: -c

My SourceTree shows 1.7.0.4 but command prompt (WIN7) shows git version 1.9.4.msysgit.2

 

I see below errors when cloning or adding repositories.

 

Please help!!!

--------------------------- Error encountered ---------------------------

 'git status' failed with code 129: Unknown option: -c

 

usage: git [--version] [--exec-path[=GIT_EXEC_PATH]] [--html-path]            [-p|--paginate|--no-pager] [--no-replace-objects]            [--bare] [--git-dir=GIT_DIR] [--work-tree=GIT_WORK_TREE]            [--help] COMMAND [ARGS]  (C:\BondWorks\webclients) --------------------------- OK   ---------------------------

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Try switching SourceTree to use the System Git or update the embedded Git (both in Tools\Options\Git). (It is probably using the embedded 1.7.0.4, which is pretty old.)

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