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Nuget Package install error “The path is not of a legal form” in Visual Studio 2015

When you try to install few NuGet packages and if you encounter an error “The path is not of a legal form” , you can fix the issue by having a check on the version of the NuGet that is actually installed.

Nuget Package install error “The path is not of a legal form” in Visual Studio 2015

Ensure that you are using the updated NuGet package manager. Incase you are using the older version of NuGet (3.0 or lower) , just update them from Visual Studio extensions.

Senthil Kumar B
Senthil Kumar is a former Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional). He is a Co-Author of the book "Windows 10 Development Recipes using JavaScript and CSS" for Apress Publication. He is a technical presenter, blogger, mentor and a Geek.  Senthil is a regular speaker is various local user groups. He has presented at conferences like Great Indian Developer Summit (GIDS) & Microsoft DevCamps. You can reach out to him via his Twitter handle @isenthil.