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Getting SilverStripe up and running on your computer and on your web server.

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composer install not working on win7

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Community Member, 178 Posts

30 November 2012 at 3:34pm

I have followed the instructions for installing via composer.
using the command: composer create-project silverstripe/installer C:\xampp\htdocs\vhosts\mysite
gives me a mysite folder with some content, but no framework
and in command I have this message:
Failed to clone, git was not found, check that it is installed and in your path env.

I used the Composer installer and there was no mention of git..
Do I need to install git separately?
How do I put it in my path?


Community Member, 141 Posts

3 December 2012 at 9:24am

Hi DsX,

yeah, you'll need git installed.
You can get it here:
Installing on Windows should be easy, as decribed here: