In this tutorial I will show you how to install GIT repository on Windows environment.
Git is a version control system (VCS) for tracking changes in files and coordinating work on those files among multiple people. It is primarily used for software development, but it can be used to keep track of changes in any files
Download Git for Windows
Download link https://git-scm.com/download/win
The current version is Git-2.11.0-32-bit
Step 1. Do double click on Git-2.11.0-32-bit.exe file and if you find below window, click on Run
Step 2. If you see “Do you want to allow the following program to make changes to the Computer?”, click on Yes.
Step 3. Next you see GNU General Public License window, please click on Next
Step 4. Accept the default settings
Step 5. Accept the default settings
Step 6. Accept the default settings
Step 7. Accept the default terminal
Step 8. Enable file system caching
Step 9. Now click on Install
Step 10. Wait for finishing the installation.
Step 11. Setup environment variable path to access Git commands from anywhere using cmd prompt.
Computer -> Properties -> Advance system settings -> on Advance tab click on Environment Variables.
User variables for <username> create
Value as shown below.
Variable -> Git_Home,
Value -> <git root directory>
Now edit the Variable
PATH and add the entry
%Git_Home%\bin; at the end of the PATH Value. Click Ok. Click Ok.
Step 12. Check GIT installed version in Windows from cmd prompt. Execute the below command in cmd prompt.
git version 2.11.0.windows.1
Thanks for reading.Tags: Git • Git Installation • Git Setup • Repository • Version Control