Cypress - Failed to deserialize the snapshot blob

Trying to run npx cypress open and I received an error of

It looks like this is your first time using Cypress: 8.2.0

Cypress failed to start.

# Fatal error in , line 0
# Failed to deserialize the V8 snapshot blob. This can mean that the snapshot blob file is corrupted or missing.

Deleting node_modules and running npm install had no effect, but I was able to get it working again running npx cypress install --force.

If that doesn’t work you can also rename the Cypress cache folder. On windows it’s \AppData\Local\Cypress\Cache\<version>

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