troubleshooting Question

Failed to exec start script

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Angular: 5.0.1 / Angular CLI: 1.5.0 / Node: 8.9.1 / npm: 5.5.1 / Os: win32 x64

I get the below error when executing "npm start" in the terminal/command prompt. Can anyone help me resolve this? I have spent a whole day trying to fix it with no luck.

Here is the scripts section of my package.json

"scripts": {
    "start": "webpack-dev-server --inline --progress --port 8080"

Here is the error

0 info it worked if it ends with ok 1 verbose cli [ 'C:\Program Files\nodejs\node.exe', 1 verbose cli 'C:\Program Files\nodejs\node_modules\npm\bin\npm-cli.js', 1 verbose cli
'start' ] 2 info using npm@5.5.1 3 info using node@v8.9.1 4 verbose run-script [ 'prestart', 'start', 'poststart' ] 5 info lifecycle angular-io-example@1.0.0~prestart: angular-io-example@1.0.0 6 info lifecycle angular-io-example@1.0.0~start: angular-io-example@1.0.0 7 verbose lifecycle angular-io-example@1.0.0~start: unsafe-perm in lifecycle true 8 verbose lifecycle angular-io-example@1.0.0~start: PATH: C:\Program Files\nodejs\node_modules\npm\bin\node-gyp-bin;C:\Users\cbonsu\Downloads\sample_pro\webpack\node_modules.bin;C:\WINDOWS\system32;C:\WINDOWS;C:\WINDOWS\System32\Wbem;C:\WINDOWS\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\;C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\130\Tools\Binn\;C:\Program Files\Git\cmd;C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\130\Tools\Binn\;C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\130\DTS\Binn\;C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\130\DTS\Binn\;C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\Client SDK\ODBC\130\Tools\Binn\;C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\Client SDK\ODBC\130\Tools\Binn\;C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\130\Tools\Binn\ManagementStudio\;C:\WINDOWS\system32\config\systemprofile.dnx\bin;C:\Program Files\Microsoft DNX\Dnvm\;C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Web Platform Installer\;C:\Program Files\dotnet\;C:\Program Files\nodejs\;C:\Users\cbonsu\AppData\Local\Microsoft\WindowsApps;C:\Program Files\nodejs;C:\Program Files\Microsoft VS Code\bin;C:\Users\cbonsu\AppData\Roaming\npm 9 verbose lifecycle angular-io-example@1.0.0~start: CWD: C:\Users\cbonsu\Downloads\sample_pro\webpack 10 silly lifecycle angular-io-example@1.0.0~start: Args: [ '/d /s /c', 10 silly lifecycle 'webpack-dev-server --inline --progress --port 8080' ] 11 silly lifecycle angular-io-example@1.0.0~start: Returned: code: 1 signal: null 12 info lifecycle angular-io-example@1.0.0~start: Failed to exec start script 13 verbose stack Error: angular-io-example@1.0.0 start:  webpack-dev-server --inline --progress --port 8080 13 verbose stack Exit status 1 13 verbose stack at EventEmitter. (C:\Program Files\nodejs\node_modules\npm\node_modules\npm-lifecycle\index.js:280:16) 13 verbose stack at emitTwo (events.js:126:13) 13 verbose stack
at EventEmitter.emit (events.js:214:7) 13 verbose stack at ChildProcess. (C:\Program Files\nodejs\node_modules\npm\node_modules\npm-lifecycle\lib\spawn.js:55:14) 13 verbose stack at emitTwo (events.js:126:13) 13 verbose stack
at ChildProcess.emit (events.js:214:7) 13 verbose stack at maybeClose (internal/child_process.js:925:16) 13 verbose stack at Process.ChildProcess._handle.onexit (internal/child_process.js:209:5) 14 verbose pkgid angular-io-example@1.0.0 15 verbose cwd C:\Users\cbonsu\Downloads\sample_pro\webpack 16 verbose Windows_NT 10.0.15063 17 verbose argv "C:\Program Files\nodejs\node.exe" "C:\Program Files\nodejs\node_modules\npm\bin\npm-cli.js" "start" 18 verbose node v8.9.1 19 verbose npm v5.5.1 20 error code ELIFECYCLE 21 error errno 1 22 error angular-io-example@1.0.0 start: webpack-dev-server --inline --progress --port 8080 22 error Exit status 1 23 error Failed at the angular-io-example@1.0.0 start script. 23 error This is probably not a problem with npm. There is likely additional logging output above. 24 verbose exit [ 1, true ]

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