Instructions tested with Windows 7 64-bit and GitHub Desktop

Install GitHub Desktop

1. Download and install GitHub Desktop from https://github-windows.s3.amazonaws.com/GitHubSetup.exe. Select the default options when prompted during the installation of GitHub Desktop. Login using the GitHub account that was provided to you for the course.

2. Go to the Start menu/screen and select the Git Shell program. The Git Shell program may be stored in the GitHub, Inc folder in the Start menu/screen.

3. Type the command in red to verify Git was installed.

> git --version
git version 2.10.0.windows.1

If your Windows computer does not have PowerShell 3 or greater then you will have to install Windows Management Framework 5.0 from https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=50395