I've been trying to install atom-beautify on my Windows 10 x64 machine, but I keep getting this error :

npm ERR! code Z_BUF_ERROR
npm ERR! errno -5
npm ERR! zlib: unexpected end of file

npm ERR! A complete log of this run can be found in:
npm ERR!     C:\Users\*****\.atom\.apm\_logs\2019-01-18T06_40_37_988Z-debug.log

Googling about it, I found this is an issue that has been raised but closed without much in the way of resolution : https://github.com/Glavin001/atom-beautify/issues/2240

I tried uninstalling and reinstalling Atom, and also deleting the .apm folder and giving it another go, and then trying to install previous versions of atom-beautify using the following,

apm install atom-beautify@0.33.2
apm install atom-beautify@0.32.5

But nothing seems to work, and I get the same error with a Deprecation warning on the latter. Has anyone else encounteredd this issue, are there any known work-arounds for it?


I have found a workaround that works for now. In uninstalling from the Add and Remove service in Windows, the ".atom" folder seems to remain behind. It's in here


I deleted the aforementioned folder after uninstalling Atom and then reinstalled it, and now the package was installed successfully.

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