The preferred method of installing Git Portable is the
.paf.exe installer (why?). It will download Git for Windows as part of the install process.
If you prefer, you can alternatively install Git Portable manually:
- Copy the
GitPortabledirectory from this repository to a location of your choice.
- Download Git for Windows Portable ("thumbdrive edition") from https://git-scm.com/download/win and extract it to the
- Run the following command to complete the installation:
"GitPortable\App\Git\git-bash.exe" --no-needs-console --hide --no-cd --command=post-install.bat
The manual installation instructions can also be used to update the version of Git within an existing Git Portable installation.