messed up perfectly good install of win10 with vbox would reinstalling vbox 1 possibly correct the problems

I messed up a perfectly good install of win10 using vbox and ubuntu 18.04 as host. Ubuntu 18.04 is the booting OS which hosts VirtualBox (ver. 6.1 w/ guest additions). Windows 10 is a guest under VirtualBox. I inadvertently installed VirtualBox within the virtualized Windows 10. Would reinstalling vbox clear things up or should I…

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Remove directory name from URL using htaccess but keep parent page

Remove directory name from URL using htaccess, but keep the parent page. https://www.example.com/faqs/page1/ https://www.example.com/faqs/page2/ https://www.example.com/faqs/page3/ https://www.example.com/faqs/page4/ https://www.example.com/faqs/page5/ https://www.example.com/faqs/page6/ to https://www.example.com/page1/ https://www.example.com/page2/ https://www.example.com/page3/ https://www.example.com/page4/ https://www.example.com/page5/ https://www.example.com/page6/ But https://www.example.com/faqs/ remains the same. I tried RedirectMatch 301 ^/faqs/(.*)$ https://www.example.com/$1 But it will make https://www.example.com/faqs/ redirect to homepage too.

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