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Fix Node.js imports types errors in VS Code

Had this error (more a warning) in a project:

VS Code complained Node.js types could not be found.

So I installed them:

npm install -D @types/node

Then added them to the compilerOptions in tsconfig.json

  "compilerOptions": {
    "types": [

That still didn’t solve so I dropped node_modules:

rm -rf node_modules
rm -f package-lock.json
npm cache clean --force
npm install

Finally, restarting VS Code made them disappear (not sure if reinstalling modules had any effect, first try restarting VS Code after adding the types).

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