Pls help in resolving Error while installing express using NPM in Windows XP #2767

knortal opened this Issue Aug 30, 2012 · 1 comment


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knortal commented Aug 30, 2012

Node.js is running fine.
I am trying to install express using npm on Windows XP

I have tried using default regisrty URL : and also the one without ssl, but everytime at console the command is failing..

Please help me out to rectify this error.

Following is the error log:

C:\Documents and Settings\vivek>npm install express
npm http GET
npm http GET
npm http GET
npm ERR! Error: connect ETIMEDOUT
npm ERR! at errnoException (net.js:768:11)
npm ERR! at Object.afterConnect as oncomplete
npm ERR! If you need help, you may report this log at:
npm ERR!
npm ERR! or email it to:
npm ERR!

npm ERR! System Windows_NT 5.1.2600
npm ERR! command "C:\Program Files\nodejs\node.exe" "C:\Program Files\nod
ejs\node_modules\npm\bin\npm-cli.js" "install" "express"
npm ERR! cwd C:\Documents and Settings\vivek
npm ERR! node -v v0.8.8
npm ERR! npm -v 1.1.59
npm ERR! syscall connect
npm ERR! errno ETIMEDOUT
npm ERR!
npm ERR! Additional logging details can be found in:
npm ERR! C:\Documents and Settings\vivek\npm-debug.log
npm ERR! not ok code 0


luk- commented May 20, 2013

This is a network issue. Check for a proxy if its still happening.

@luk- luk- closed this May 20, 2013

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