Resolving a Git 403 error is frustrating, especially if you know you’ve been able to connect. Git doesn’t make resetting your password easy. Luckily there’s an easy fix: Windows will store your username and password locally.
Cause of 403 Error
You’ve either accidentally typed in your username or password or have updated your password. Windows will store this username/password combination which doesn’t prompt you of your error, which is how you end up with the Git 403 error. Luckily, there’s an easy way to fix it.
Fix It: The Long Way
Control panel > User Accounts > Credential Manager > Windows Credentials > Generic Credentials > Navigate to your git repo > Click Drop Down > Click Edit > updated your credentials > Click Save
Fix It: The Short Way (Win10)
Click Start > Type: Mange Windows Credentials > Navigate to your git repo > Click Drop Down > Click Edit > updated your credentials > Click Save
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