Windows 10 now has a feature that allows you to install Linux. That’s right - you can install Linux on a Windows machine.
If you haven’t already, install the Windows Terminal from the store.
You’ll then need to turn on the subsystem. Launch Windows Features:
This requires a restart, in fact, this whole process requires at least two restarts. Once you’ve brought the machine back up, have a look on the Windows Store for your favourite Linux; here’s the Ubuntu one:
Once this has installed, launch the store app. You’ll be prompted to select a username and password - this is your root password, so make sure you know what it is.
Now launch Windows Terminal:
And you’re away - you can rm -r to your hearts content!