WSL - non developer RRS feed

  • Question

  • I've read that WSL works without developer mode, but I keep getting prompted to join (running Creator's Update).

    What did I miss?

    • Moved by Annie Chen-MSFT Thursday, October 5, 2017 6:07 AM not Dev Center app issue
    Sunday, October 1, 2017 2:38 AM

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  • Hi NetGary,

    I will move your thread later since this forum is for Windows Phone Dev Center app issues and it is not so appropriate for this thread to be here.

    Thanks for your understanding.

    For this WSL related issue, you could post it to Microsoft Answers.

    Best Regards,


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    Thursday, October 5, 2017 6:00 AM
  • As per the blog announcing this change, this restriction was first lifted in the early Insider Builds after Creators Update shipped.

    Since Insiders Builds are ~weekly snapshots of the NEXT version of Windows as it's being built, the Developer Mode requirement thus officially shipped in the Fall Creators Update, an September 2017.

    Richard Turner www.bitcrazed.com

    Friday, November 30, 2018 12:08 AM