Download and install GitHub for windows (‘git’ is not recognized as an internal or external command)

This GitHub tutorial, we will discuss how to download and install GitHub for windows. And also, we will check how to fix the error, ‘git’ is not recognized as an internal or external command.

By using GitHub, users can store code that always us and others to work together. GitHub is the place where we can host our code and is the version control platform.

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Download GitHub for windows

Below is the place where you can download GitHub for windows.

Download GitHub for windows

You can also download GitHub for macOS.

Download and install github for windows

Install GitHub for Windows 10

Once you download, double click on the set up to start GitHub installation.

In the welcome screen, click on Next.

download github

This will show the git installation path like below:

download github for windows

Then in the next screen select the required checkbox and click on Next.

download github for windows 10

Then leave the path as it is like below:

install github

Then in the next screen select the default editor used by Git and click on Next.

install github for windows

Then in the next screen, How would you like to use Git from the command line and select “Git from the command line and also from 3rd-party software” like below:

install github for windows 10

Then select use the OpenSSL library like below:

Download and install github for windows

Then select “Checkout Windows-style, commit Unix-style line endings” like below:

Then select Use MinTTY (the default terminal of MSYS2) like below:

git is not recognized as an internal or external command

In the next screen, select Enable Git Credential Manager like below:

git is not recognized as an internal or external command error

Then click on Install button. And it will install Git in windows 10.

‘git’ is not recognized as an internal or external command

By default, without installing GitHub if you will try to run any git command in the command prompt like below:

git clone https://github.com/fewlines4biju/TSInfo.git

Then you will get error like below:

‘git’ is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file.

git is not recognized as an internal or external command error

To fix git is not recognized as an internal or external command error, follow the above steps to download and install GitHub for windows.

This tutorial, we learned how to download and install github for windows and also, we checked how to fix error, git is not recognized as an internal or external command error which comes while running git commands in command prompt in Windows 10.

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Bijay Kumar

I am Bijay from Odisha, India. Currently working in my own venture TSInfo Technologies in Bangalore, India. I am Microsoft Office Servers and Services (SharePoint) MVP (5 times). I works in SharePoint 2016/2013/2010, SharePoint Online Office 365 etc. Check out My MVP Profile.. I also run popular SharePoint web site SharePointSky.com

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