git clone is not working for a private repo

My college just created a new organization account. I created a new private repository. I got the clone string:

Then I created a directory and changed to it. Then I tried to use 

C:\Tmp\test>git clone
Cloning into ‘BermudaTriangle’…
remote: Repository not found.
fatal: repository ‘’ not found

I know the repo exists. I can use the Github desktop to make the clone onto my computer. I know that Git is working. I ran git clone on a personal repo and it worked.

What is the issue?


I realize the initial post has “triangle” misspelled. However I’ve verified that the string given to me by github is the correct one.

git clone

This fails.

Using the Github desktop to clone the repo, it creates the repo just fine.

If I go into this repo and type git remote -v, I get the same string as above.

Going into a new directory and using git clone with it fails.

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git push is also not working:

remote: Repository not found.
fatal: repository ‘’ not found

Git desktop can push or pull changes. I cannot get the command line to work, even the dos window that Git Desktop supplied.

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It turned out that I had old session state:

  1. Open Control Panel from the Start menu
  2. Select User Accounts
  3. Select “Manage your credentials” in the left hand menu
  4. Delete any credentials related to Git or GitHub

Once I did this, it started working again.


Perfect Thanks


It’s working.

Many thanks.


Thanks,worked perfectly fine!! 


Thanks for your answer! Do you know is there any similar solution for Mac user? 


Thank you, it worked for me too.

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worked on mac too!

it’s because I have set up github before…

fo mac users see:


big thanks :+1:

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Worked Thanks.

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Go to key chain access and search for github. Change the username and password to the account you want to log in. Save it. Done!


Thanks due to your solution my things worked out 


Excellent!!! I’ve searched a lot for a solution. And finally it worked :slight_smile:

Many thanks.

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Thanks. Its Working.

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It’s working perfectly. Thank you.

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You just saved my pc from my anger !

Thank you. worked for me. Magic!

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This is magic, Thank u a lot !!!