[Solved] You are running create-react-app 5.0.0, which is behind the latest release (5.0.1)

If you are having an older version of react or node, there is a high chance that you might get the below error. In the article, I have provided the exact solution to fix these issues.

Issue 1 – You are running create-react-app 5.0.0, which is behind the latest release (5.0.1)

Just follow below 3 steps –

  • npm uninstall -g create-react-app
  • npx clear-npx-cache

If clear chance does not work , delete all data from C:\Users\Your_user_name\AppData\Roaming\npm-cache

  • npx create-react-app my-app

If the above steps don’t fix your issue, there is a high chance that you might get the below error.

Issue 2 – Error: EPERM: operation not permitted, mkdir ‘C:\Users\Himanshu’

Step 1 –

Create a folder in C: drive and write the below command

For Install Create React App Package Command: npm install -g create-react-app

Step 2 –

Now that the npm package is installed globally, you can go ahead and create your project.

For Create React App Command : npx create-react-app my-app

Hope this article helped.

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