Installation on Windows Server 2012 R2 not working

I want to install gitea on a windows server and I have the following problem:

I downloaded gitea from here: "https://dl.gitea.io/gitea/1.2.1/gitea-1.2.1-windows-4.0-amd64.exe"
After a click on it nothing happend I tried it also with as administrator but it was the same.

What was my mistake? (An installation on a linux system is not possible)

It is not installer, it is already executable that needs to be copied somewhere (for example “c:\gitea\gitea.exe”) and than follow docs to install it as service:
https://docs.gitea.io/en-us/windows-service/

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Also, if you want to run the binary directly (not as a service) for testing, you should open the command prompt and run:

gitea.exe web
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Hey lafriks and andreynering,

I found my mistake! I did not install git. Sorry that was me 1st time.

Now it is running.

Thank you for your help

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Thank you for sharing your answer. Made the same mistake. The service did not start because I didn’t install git on the server. Followed the following good instructions: https://adamtheautomator.com/gitea/