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C# - Find git repository programmatically - source code requested

Tom Knowlton
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In a C# windows form application, if I want to scan my entire hard drive and locate all of the git repositories that were created using "git clone [path_to_repository]".  Of course I know where they all are already - I want to find the same repos programmatically. -- how would this best be done?

When a "git clone ..." command is run, are there always certain files created?  Tell-tale ways to know a folder is a repo?

Is the presence of a hidden ".git" folder enough to pretty much a "guarantee" that I am inside a repository?

Please provide working C# source code.
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