How to disable or remove WSL


shmu26

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I installed Ubuntu in WSL, on Windows 11.
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Edition    Windows 11 Pro
Version    22H2
Installed on    ‎9/‎22/‎2022
OS build    22621.819
Experience    Windows Feature Experience Pack 1000.22636.1000.0
Now I am trying to disable it. In Windows features it says that it is disabled, but as you can see in the screenshot, I am running Firefox in Ubuntu WSL. How can I disable WSL?
The main reason I want to disable it is because Kaspersky Internet Security is complaining that Hardware virtualization is not available, and I thought maybe that's why I am getting the erroneous error message, because WSL is using the hypervisor.
I uninstalled all WSL and Linux and Ubuntu apps from "Apps and features."
I disabled ViBoot in Macrium Reflect.
And I restarted my computer, yeah. But I still get "Hardware virtualization is not available" in Kaspersky.
Do I need to uninstall VirtualBox??
Please advise.Screenshot 2022-11-29 094112.png
 
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My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 11
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My Computers

System One System Two

  • OS
    Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom self build
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390
    Memory
    64 GB (4x16GB) G.SKILL TridentZ RGB DDR4 3600 MHz (F4-3600C18D-32GTZR)
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING (11GB GDDR5X)
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    2 x Samsung Odyssey G75 27"
    Screen Resolution
    2560x1440
    Hard Drives
    1TB Samsung 990 PRO M.2,
    4TB Samsung 990 PRO M.2,
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    Seasonic Prime Titanium 850W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3 wall mounted
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master 3
    Internet Speed
    1 Gbps Download and 35 Mbps Upload
    Browser
    Google Chrome
    Antivirus
    Microsoft Defender and Malwarebytes Premium
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Galaxy S23 Plus phone
  • Operating System
    Windows 11 Pro
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    HP Spectre x360 2in1 14-eu0098nr (2024)
    CPU
    Intel Core Ultra 7 155H 4.8 GHz
    Memory
    16 GB LPDDR5x-7467 MHz
    Graphics card(s)
    Integrated Intel Arc
    Sound Card
    Poly Studio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    14" 2.8K OLED multitouch
    Screen Resolution
    2880 x 1800
    Hard Drives
    2 TB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD
    Internet Speed
    Intel Wi-Fi 7 BE200 (2x2) and Bluetooth 5.4
    Browser
    Chrome and Edge
    Antivirus
    Windows Defender and Malwarebytes Premium
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