by Sai gowtham

Fix - Cannot find module 'semver' error in Node.js

In this tutorial, we are going to learn about how to fix the cannot find module ‘semver’ error in Node.js.

When we try to install a node module using the npm install command sometimes we will get the following error in the terminal.

module.js:329
    throw err;
    ^
Error: Cannot find module 'semver'
    at Function.Module._resolveFilename (module.js:337:15)
    at Function.Module._load (module.js:287:25)
    at Module.require (module.js:366:17)
    at require (module.js:385:17)

This error occurs due to the package-lock.json file is corrupted in your project because of node version change.

To fix the error, follow the below steps.

  1. Remove the node_modules folder and package-lock.json file, inside your project directory by using the below command.
rm-rf node_modules package-lock.json

or you can remove it manually by right-clicking on it and selecting the delete option.

  1. Clear the npm cache.
npm clean cache --force
  1. Re-install the node modules again by running the npm install command.

Note: The above steps can work on Windows, mac, Ubuntu

If you’re still facing the error, then uninstall all node versions in your system and reinstall the node again.

Verify if the node is successfully installed or not using the below commands.

node -v # for node

npm -v # for npm

Conclusion

The Cannot find module ‘semver’ error occurs if you’re trying to run an npm install command in your project. To solve the error remove the package-lock.json file and node_modules folder from your project and run the npm install command to re-install it.

If the issue still persists remove the node.js completely from your system and re-install it again.

For mac os follow the tutorial to uninstall and install the node.

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