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Install Git on Windows

Install Git on Windows

This is a post on how to install Git (version control system) on a Windows computer.

For more information have a look at the git-scm page, which is where we can download the client.

There are a lot of configuration options throughout this wizard install, but there is no need to worry – most settings can be changed post-install, and in the worse case, reinstalling Git will not set you far back in life!

Install Git on Windows (GUI)

A simple download and wizard run; here are the notable configuration options throughout.

Git Install Configure Extra Options

Once the above is done, restart PowerShell / VS Code.

Run ‘git –version’ in PowerShell to confirm.

Open Git Bash from the Start Menu.