I am not able to install the Sales force mobile SDK from GIT hub, i tried to download the zip file and also run the install.vbs file, but it gives error as 'There was an error getting the status of the git repository: '' Make sure the 'git' executable is on your PATH variable.' I could not find the git executable in my folders.

Am not sure if i am missing something.

Can some suggest the steps to install the SDK as well as how to set the environment variables.

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You have to clone the SDK from github, not just download. So:

git clone git://github.com/forcedotcom/SalesforceMobileSDK-Android.git

Not simply downloading the zip. This creates a local git repo that the install script requires to use for downloading related projects.

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