Windows 10 update kills Linux support
Windows 10 has encountered issues with its latest cumulative update for the May 2020 update, that doesn't surprise youprobably won't make it to learn, and this time the apparent casualty is Linux support.
Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 (WSL2) was discontinued by update KB4571756 (monthly operating system patch series by Microsoft in September), according to reports, an update update that provides the fix for a thorny and problematic SSD issue that has been plaguing Windows 10 users for quite some time now.
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As seems to be the case too often these days, however, the update brings a solution with one hand, and removes something with the other - at least for some users - and in this case some of those who try to run WSL2 get an error 'item not found '.
Windows Latest observes that there are reports of this issue on the Feedback Hub and Microsoft Github forum bug report , but it's not clear in what extent the alleged problem may be.
Certainly Microsoft has not recognized the bug - at least not yet - so it may not Affect only a small number of users (online reporting is also not widely used). The only documented issue with KB4571756 at the time of writing this articlekey relates to bug behavior with Microsoft's input method editor (for Japanese or Chinese languages).
Unfortunately, the only solution to this problem at this time - and it 's not really a workaround as such - is to uninstall KB4571756, which means you will have to live without them. various fixes (including fixing this nasty SSD bug).
As we have already reported, this SSD issue is related to Windows 10 Disk Optimization feature which mistakenly defragments the system drive after every PC restart, which does not This is not good news for the wear and tear and longevity of your SSD.
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