Installation fails on Windows 8: Illegal characters in path

Dec 23, 2014 at 9:07 PM
Tried using Chocolatey and downloading the exe from the web site - both have the same behavior - and crash with the following message.

Please help -

Silently Installing...

Unhandled Exception: System.ArgumentException: Illegal characters in path.
at System.IO.Path.CheckInvalidPathChars(String path, Boolean checkAdditional)

at System.IO.Path.Combine(String path1, String path2)
at Git.Credential.WinStore.Program.<InstallTheApp>b__4(String path)
at System.Linq.Enumerable.WhereSelectArrayIterator2.MoveNext()
at System.Linq.Enumerable.WhereEnumerableIterator
1.MoveNext()
at System.Linq.Enumerable.FirstOrDefault[TSource](IEnumerable`1 source)
at Git.Credential.WinStore.Program.InstallTheApp(String pathToGit, Boolean si
lent)
at Git.Credential.WinStore.Program.TrySilentInstall(String[]& args)
at Git.Credential.WinStore.Program.Main(String[] args)