I needed to clone one of my password protected repository from git into my windows machine.
I googled it and found lots of help but I would like to wrap up things in very basic level.
1: You must have git account and repository which need to clone, should be shared with you.
2: Now download gitbash and install it on your system. After installation you will find gitbash command line short cut in your desktop (Selected during installation).
3: Now click on gitbash icon and you will find a gitbash command line window. Now use following command to create your public key:
this will create a public key in your .ssh folder. You can view it from:
C:\Users\user_name.ssh for window 7 (accordingly for other os)
4: Copy content from id_rsa.pub file and then login into your git account.
5: Click on setting icon (top right header) and you will be redirected to a setting page with lots of option.
6: Click on SSH key and then click on "Add SSH Key" button. A form will appear, now paste the content from step 4 and click on "Add Key".
7: now right click on any folder where you want download that repository. You will find git bash option in popup screen. Click on that.
8: A new gitbash window will appear. Just hit following command: