Solana wont install on visual studio code

curl https://release.solana.com/v1.9.6/solana-install-init-x86_64-pc-windows-msvc.exe --output C:\solana-install-tmp\solana-install-init.exe --create-dirs

doesn’t work for me in visual studio code
when i enter i get this

Invoke-WebRequest : A positional parameter cannot be found that accepts argument ‘–output’.
At line:1 char:1

Hi @joshXL and welcome to the forum!

Are you planning on developing Solana smart contracts?

If you are, then you probably want to install within a WSL shell.

Try running the command wsl in your terminal before you paste in the curl command.