Using git on Windows
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The easiest way to get git on Windows (unless you use cygwin) is to install msysgit.
Download the msysgit installer from http://code.google.com/p/msysgit/.
- Run the installer.
- Select "Run Git from the Windows Command Prompt (only adds git to PATH)"
- Choose plink, not openSSH (mostly applies to those with developer access to git, will require Putty)
- Choose to always use Windows line endings
If you like the command line, you can bring up a git prompt and follow the instructions at Git/Developers.
If you prefer GUIs, you can try the illustrated guide to git on Windows.
There is also TortoiseGit, which is designed to integrate with the Windows explorer like TortoiseSVN.