WSL2 can not start

Dawei Peng 21 Reputation points
2021-09-28T09:11:13.19+00:00

When I input bash from the CMD window, a series of question marks are returned, and I can't enter the Linux system. It was always available before.
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  1. Rich Matheisen 45,671 Reputation points
    2021-09-28T15:07:18.15+00:00

    It's probably a mismatch between the code page and font used by your PowerShell session. It may also my be that the current culture setting is wrong.

    What had you done previously to make the characters intelligible?


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  1. Limitless Technology 39,506 Reputation points
    2021-10-01T10:34:02.913+00:00

    Hello Dawei P,

    Thank you for your question.

    Here is an article of the main problems for this to be happening and where you should ask for specific help for this:

    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/wsl/troubleshooting

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