Possibly save 1 hour of your time: There may be times when you are using Visual Studio and Git, it is not clear on what is the latest status of the files on the current branch. As an example you may undo some changes but it still show up on changes in Visual Studio.
If you are using Git, there should be a .git folder in the root folder where you have your source code.
When you use command prompt and go to this root folder and has git extensions installed, you can get status of your current branch by running the command
This will give you a list of untracked/modified files. It will also displayed what has been committed from this branch.