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I have installed Git for Windows but when I try to use git command in Command Prompt I get the following message:
'git' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file.
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Solution :

I also had same problem with my GIT.
I simply followed following steps to get the issue resolved:
  1. Please go to your My Computer =>(C:) => Program Files(x86) => Git => cmd
  2. Now do the right Click at git => Select Properties
  3. On the location Copy the following text C:\Program Files (x86)\Git\cmd
  4. Now come back to your Desktop
  5. Right click on your My Computer
  6. Select the property
  7. Open the Advanced
  8. Click on Environment Variables
  9. Now in the System variables search the Variable called Path
  10. Click on the variable
  11. Click on the Edit Button
  12. Select the required Variable value Text Box .
  13. Go to the edge of the text box and enter the semicolon(;)
  14. Then Just do the Right click and click on Paste
  15. Finally press on Ok
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You need to add the following paths to PATH:

  • C:\Program Files\Git\bin\

  • C:\Program Files\Git\cmd\

And check that these paths are correct – you may have Git installed on a different drive, or under Program Files (x86). Correct the paths if necessary.

Modifying PATH on Windows 10:

  1. In the Start Menu or taskbar search, search for "environment variable".
  2. Select "Edit the system environment variables".
  3. Click the "Environment Variables" button at the bottom.
  4. Double-click the "Path" entry under "System variables".
  5. With the "New" button in the PATH editor, add C:\Program Files\Git\bin\ and C:\Program Files\Git\cmd\ to the end of the list.
  6. Close and re-open your console.

Modifying PATH on Windows 7:

  1. Right-click "Computer" on the Desktop or Start Menu.

  2. Select "Properties".

  3. On the very far left, click the "Advanced system settings" link.

  4. Click the "Environment Variables" button at the bottom.

  5. Double-click the "Path" entry under "System variables".

  6. At the end of "Variable value", insert a ; if there is not already one, and then C:\Program Files\Git\bin\;C:\Program Files\Git\cmd\. Do not put a space between ; and the entry.

  7. Close and re-open your console.

or Follow this steps

  1. Go to My Computer => Local Disk(C:) => Program Files(x86) => Git => cmd
  2. Right Click the git => Select Properties
  3. Under the location Copy the text eg - C:\Program Files (x86)\Git\cmd
  4. Come back to the Desktop
  5. Right-click My Computer
  6. Select property
  7. Open Advanced
  8. Click Environment Variables
  9. In the System variables Find the Variable call Path
  10. Click the variable
  11. Click the Edit Button
  12. Select the Variable value Text Box .
  13. Go to the edge of the text and put semicolon(;)
  14. Then Right-click and press Paste
  15. Press Ok

If you are using GitHub for Windows (GitHub's old Git GUI that is no longer available for download, not the new Electron-based GitHub Desktop), you have an installation of Git under:

C:\Users\<YOUR USERNAME>\AppData\Local\GitHub\PortableGit_8810fd5c2c79c73adcc73fd0825f3b32fdb816e7\cmd


Expand this path, and add it to PATH.

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