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Git Tutorial

Git Installation And Setup On Windows

How To Install And Setup Git On Windows ?

Follow these steps :

  • Once downloaded, go to the folder where it is allocated.

  • Double-click on the installer.

  • It will pop-up a wizard screen for Git setup.

  • Proceed with Next.

  • Here will be an option to keep your Git installation in a folder, you can browse to select a folder or just keep it with default one and move to Next.

  • In Select Components, hit on Next without changing any default selections.

  • Again, move to Next in 'Select Start Menu Folder'.


  • Now, choose 'Notepad++ as Git's default Editor' and then Next.

  • Go with the default one i.e. 'Git from the command line and also from the 3rd party software', and then Next.

  • Again, don't change the default selection of option 'Use the Open SSL library' and move to Next.

  • Here also, proceed Next with deafault selected option i.e. 'Checkout Windows-style,commit-Unix style line endings'.

  • Select 'Use MinTTY(the default terminal of MSYS2)' and then Next.

  • Choose 'Default(fast-forward or merge)' and click on Next.

  • Choose 'Git Credential Manager' as a credential helper and proceed to Next.

  • Enable file system caching and go ahead with Next.

  • No need to check any experimental option, so just simply click on Install.

  • Now, installation begins, it will take a while to complete it.

  • Wait for few minutes.

  • Once done, click on Finish.

  • Let's verify if the installation has done properly for Git. Open cmd, type 'git' and hit the 'Enter' button. It would display the following output :

Refer next page Git Help
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