If you forget your root password for Bash on Windows, you can do the following to reset your password:
First, run: lxrun /setdefaultuser root . This will open a new Bash window as root.
From there, run: passwd your_username and then enter your new root password
Then change the default user for Bash back to your user: lxrun /setdefaultuser your_username
That’s it! Enjoy Bash on Windows 10.
With the growing popularity of SSDs, a lot of users have been using SSDs for boot drives and HDDs for storage. In Windows 10, there is an exciting new feature which will automatically and seamlessly let you choose what folders and files get put on a secondary HDD. This includes “My Documents”, “My Pictures”, and even applications.
The setting is under Settings > System > Storage and can be seen below: