I'm new to Git and I struggle already at the first configuration:
git config --global user.name "My Name"
error: could not lock config file c://.gitconfig: Permission denied
First thing to notice: the config file is not located directly in C:, but
in C:\Program Files\Git\etc.
I can edit it manually without any problems, so my user account has a write
I would not mind simply editing the file manually, but I got the same error
message later when I wanted to clone a project using the Git Gui. This
doesn't happen if I clone using Git Bash.
I'm working on a Windows XP machine. I installed Git on a second machine
but I didn't get the error.
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