Error Installing my first website with local

What issue or error are you experiencing?

I have just downloaded and Installed Local, Went to work on my first website and came up with this error. Can someone please help me navigate this problem? Thanks.

What steps can be taken to replicate the issue? Feel free to include screenshots, videos, etc

System Details

  • Local Version: 9.02

  • Operating System (OS) and OS version: Windows 11

Local Logs

Attach your Local Logs here (Help Doc - Retrieving Local’s Log)

Security Reminder
Local does a pretty good job of scrubbing private info from the logs and the errors it produces, however there’s always the possibility that something private can come through. Because these are public forums, always review the screenshots you are sharing to make sure there isn’t private info like passwords being displayed.

Sorry that you ran into this, @Mkw!

The error is likely due to the apostrophe in your Windows username (“Michelle’s Computer”). At the moment the workaround is to create a user without special characters or apostrophes: