I download kali linux on the microsoft store and enable virtualization and then I had kali linux, after I download bluestacks, it had a weird error so I unnistalled and installed again, and it worked, but now I cant use Kali Linux, it says:

Enable the Windows Virtual Machine Platform feature and verify that virtualization is enabled in the BIOS.
For more information, visit https://aka.ms/wsl2-install

What can I do for use both?

Win version: 2004 build 19041.630 home single language

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    What version of Windows 10 are you running? Do you have Virtual Machine Platform enabled. Hyper-V is not required. Edit your question instead of submitting a comment
    – Ramhound
    Dec 3, 2020 at 2:58
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    What other optional Windows features do you have installed?
    – Ramhound
    Dec 3, 2020 at 3:33
  • now I enabled virtual machine platform and I cant use bluestacks, and can use kali linux
    – Zac
    Dec 3, 2020 at 3:33
  • @Ramhound probably just virtualization stuff
    – Zac
    Dec 3, 2020 at 3:35
  • I need to know what features exactly you have enabled. What you "probably" have enabled isn't helpful. Instead of submitting temporary commentary, you should edit your question instead.
    – Ramhound
    Dec 3, 2020 at 3:46

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Pretty sure you can only have one VM-based application running at a time. If you look at your Task Manager, I'm willing to bet there's a hung process for either BlueStacks or the Kali image you're trying to run.

If you're running Windows 10 Home, that's most likely your problem altogether.

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