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npm ERR! enoent ENOENT: no such file or directory, open C:UsersusernameAppDataLocal pm-cache\_cacache mpgit-clonexxxxpackage.json npm ERR! enoent This is related to npm not being able to find a file.

By: Deepak Mishra in node.js Tutorials on 2023-04-03  

This error message typically indicates that NPM is unable to find the package.json file for the project you are trying to install or run. Here are a few possible solutions you can try:

  1. Check if the package.json file exists in your project directory. If it does not exist, create one using npm init command.

  2. Clear the NPM cache and try installing the packages again:

    npm cache clean --force npm install
  3. If you are using a specific version of Node.js, try switching to a different version or updating Node.js to the latest version.

  4. If you are using a VPN or proxy server, try disabling it temporarily and see if that resolves the issue.

  5. Try deleting the node_modules folder and then running npm install again.

  6. If the error persists, try deleting the npm-cache folder located in C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\npm-cache and then running npm install again.

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