Open Git controlled projects in Visual Studio, Git Source Control Provider displays file status in Visual Studio's solution explorer. It has two styles, the traditional (VSS/TFS) style and TortoiseGit style.
The the traditional (VSS/TFS) style is the default. By using the Git Source Control Provider options page, under menu Tools | Options, you can choose to use the TortoiseGit style.
Now you can try to modify the files to see how the status icons change. And try