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+# Windows Credential Store for Git
+This application is a small helper app designed to follow the git credentials API as defined by the [Git Documentation](
+## Installation
+A cleaner installer is coming soon, but for now...
+1. Download the git-credential-winstore.exe file from the downloads section
+2. Put it in your path
+3. Run "git.config credential.helper winstore"
+## FAQs
+### Why doesn't it work?
+Make sure you're running the latest version of msysgit. The credential API is fairly new. I've tested this on version 1.7.10.
+### Where are you storing my credentials?
+This app just uses the existing Windows Credential Store to hold your credentials. You can see the stored credentials by going to Control Panel > User Accounts > Credential Manager and choosing "Windows Credentials". The entries starting "git:" are from git-credential-winstore.
+### I have another question?
+That's not a question.
+### But I actually have another question...
+Ok, you can email me at [](
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// General Information about an assembly is controlled through the following
// set of attributes. Change these attribute values to modify the information
// associated with an assembly.
-[assembly: AssemblyTitle("getcred")]
-[assembly: AssemblyDescription("")]
+[assembly: AssemblyTitle("git-credential-winstore")]
+[assembly: AssemblyDescription("Git Credential Helper which uses Windows Credential UI prompt and stores credentials in Windows Credential Store")]
[assembly: AssemblyConfiguration("")]
-[assembly: AssemblyCompany("Microsoft")]
-[assembly: AssemblyProduct("getcred")]
-[assembly: AssemblyCopyright("Copyright © Microsoft 2012")]
+[assembly: AssemblyCompany("VibrantCode")]
+[assembly: AssemblyProduct("git-credential-winstore")]
+[assembly: AssemblyCopyright("Copyright © Andrew Nurse 2012")]
[assembly: AssemblyTrademark("")]
[assembly: AssemblyCulture("")]
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