Angular Set up error

As I try to create my angular file per instructions,…
$ ng new my-project-name
I get …
An unhandled exception occurred: Workspace config file cannot be loaded: C:\Users\first ash.angular-config.json
Invalid JSON character: “\u0000” at 0:0.
See “C:\Users\FIRSTA~1\AppData\Local\Temp\ng-zxGl1Q\angular-errors.log” for further details.
The error file says this …
[error] Error: Workspace config file cannot be loaded: C:\Users\first ash.angular-config.json
Invalid JSON character: “\u0000” at 0:0.
at getWorkspace (C:\Users\first ash\AppData\Roaming\npm\node_modules@angular\cli\utilities\config.js:134:15)

at async Object.getConfiguredPackageManager (C:\Users\first ash\AppData\Roaming\npm\node_modules\@angular\cli\utilities\config.js:246:31)

at async Object.getPackageManager (C:\Users\first ash\AppData\Roaming\npm\node_modules\@angular\cli\utilities\package-manager.js:35:26)

at async UpdateCommand.initialize (C:\Users\first ash\AppData\Roaming\npm\node_modules\@angular\cli\commands\update-impl.js:46:31)

at async UpdateCommand.validateAndRun (C:\Users\first ash\AppData\Roaming\npm\node_modules@angular\cli\models\command.js:127:9)

at async Object.runCommand (C:\Users\first ash\AppData\Roaming\npm\node_modules\@angular\cli\models\command-runner.js:204:24)

at async default_1 (C:\Users\first ash\AppData\Roaming\npm\node_modules\@angular\cli\lib\cli\index.js:80:31)

I am having a similar issue but mine is when I run the ng serve. It tells me there is no module for devkit. Not sure how to fix it.