This error occurs when you have installed WSL (Windows Subsystem Linux) as part of another installation.
Error message would be displayed as follows:
The WSL2 Linux Kernel is now installed using a separate MSI update package. Please click the link and follow the instructions to install the kernel update. https://aka.ms/wsl2kernal.
Please Restart after installing the linux kernel.
To install WSL2 you must be running Window 10 version 2004 or higher (Build 19041 and higher) or Windows11.Verify that you are running the correct version by going to control panel and checking the Windows.
Then run the following powershell command
wsl --install -d Ubuntu
This will download and install Ubuntu on Windows. This error usually occurs when you install Docker without installing WSL2