I recently started running the Windows Insider builds on my desktop so that I could play around with the new Windows Subsystem for Linux but I ran into some trouble. Before I get into the fix, here's a little bit of history The history For the unfamiliar, it's a way to run Linux applications inside of a Windows environment using a lightweight VM. For the familiar, you may have heard of WSL 1, which essentially translated Linux system calls into their appropriate NT kernel counterparts.