- Navigate to
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2017\Community\Common7\IDE\CommonExtensions\Microsoft\TeamFoundation\Team Explorer\and delete the
- Make sure that there is no version of Git installed on your system, remove it by going to Control Panel → Program and Features (TortoiseGit does not need to be removed from my experience, just native git installations).
- Open up the Visual Studio 2017 installer and untick “Git For Windows” in installation options.
- Head over to the Git website and install the latest version of Git for Windows.
- Go back into the Visual Studio installer and tick “Git for Windows” again. It will not download a new version even though it may look like it is. After that is done, your Git should be fine with VSTS and TF Explorer.