How can I update npm on Windows?

The Solution to How can I update npm on Windows? is


This is the new best way to upgrade npm on Windows.

Run PowerShell as Administrator

Set-ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted -Scope CurrentUser -Force
npm install -g npm-windows-upgrade
npm-windows-upgrade

Note: Do not run npm i -g npm. Instead use npm-windows-upgrade to update npm going forward. Also if you run the NodeJS installer, it will replace the node version.

~ Answered on 2015-07-20 15:37:28


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