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How to Install Git on Windows

To use Git, you have to install it on your computer. Even if you have already installed Git, it's probably a good idea to upgrade it to the latest version. You can either install it as a package or via another installer or download it from its official site.

Now the question arises that how to download the Git installer package. Below is the stepwise installation process that helps you to download and install the Git.

How to download Git?

Step1

To download the Git installer, visit the Git's official site and go to download page. The link for the download page is https://git-scm.com/downloads. The page looks like as

Install Git on Windows

Click on the package given on the page as download 2.23.0 for windows. The download will start after selecting the package.

Now, the Git installer package has been downloaded.

Install Git

Step2

Click on the downloaded installer file and select yes to continue. After the selecting yes the installation begins, and the screen will look like as

Install Git on Windows

Click on next to continue.

Step3

Default components are automatically selected in this step. You can also choose your required part.

Install Git on Windows

Click next to continue.

Step4

The default Git command-line options are selected automatically. You can choose your preferred choice. Click next to continue.

Install Git on Windows

Step5

The default transport backend options are selected in this step. Click next to continue.

Install Git on Windows

Step6

Select your required line ending option and click next to continue.

Install Git on Windows

Step7

Select preferred terminal emulator clicks on the next to continue.

Install Git on Windows

Step8

This is the last step that provides some extra features like system caching, credential management and symbolic link. Select the required features and click on the next option.

Install Git on Windows

Step9

The files are being extracted in this step.

Install Git on Windows

Therefore, The Git installation is completed. Now you can access the Git Gui and Git Bash.

The Git Gui looks like as

Install Git on Windows

It facilitates with three features.

  • Create New Repository
  • Clone Existing Repository
  • Open Existing Repository

The Git Bash looks like as

Install Git on Windows




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