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NPM install deletes packages/native Angular modules

Hey guys,So I’m new to Angular and NPM, and I have this SUPER annoying problem which I install jQuery and it deletes 982 packages out of no where. I’ve googled the problem and found out that it happened a lot before version 5.7.0 but I’m using version 6.3.0 (as far as I know, it’s the newest version yet).

I’m losing faith, Ever since I started my project it’s a non-stop highway of errors and problems and I have no idea why. Anyone has idea? anything?

It seems that npm install removes any packages that aren’t saved in the package.json. Saving packages is the default behavior on recent versions of npm. Did you install any dependencies with --no-save?