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i finally got it to work. i had to uninstall openvpn. even though the network manager or the device manager were not showing any virtual device…

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I also having same problem, but after manually setting DNS to It can connect now.

To everyone having this issue, can you paste the exact output of nslookup localhost?

The TCP/IP IPV4 DNS on the vEthernet (DockerNET) was empty. I set it to and second nslookup/run worked.

PS C:\Users\csull> docker run hello-world
Unable to find image 'hello-world:latest' locally
Pulling repository
C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\Resources\bin\docker.exe: Network timed out while trying to connect to https://index.dock You may want to check your internet connection or if you are behind a
See 'C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\Resources\bin\docker.exe run --help'.
PS C:\Users\csull> nslookup localhost
Server:  UnKnown
Address:  2601:8b:c300:1473:c256:27ff:feca:ca1c

Name:    localhost
Addresses:  ::1

PS C:\Users\csull> nslookup localhost

*** can't find localhost: Non-existent domain
PS C:\Users\csull> docker run hello-world
Unable to find image 'hello-world:latest' locally
latest: Pulling from library/hello-world

4276590986f6: Pull complete
a3ed95caeb02: Pull complete
Digest: sha256:4f32210e234b4ad5cac92efacc0a3d602b02476c754f13d517e1ada048e5a8ba
Status: Downloaded newer image for hello-world:latest

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Thank you so much. Same problem, same solution.

Windows 10 Enterprise 1511 (v10586.318).

Before trying Docker for Windows beta, these softwares were installed on my system :

  • VirtualBox
  • VMWare Workstation

My motherboard has 2 network interfaces, I had to disable one of these.

Hyper-V wasn’t installed on my system.

I uninstalled VirtualBox first then I installed Hyper-V.
After one or two reboots, I installed Docker for Windows.

After many uninstall/reinstall and config tricks, the only working solution was to remove the old “VirtualBox” registry key before doing a last full uninstall/reinstall.
By the way, I let my “vEthernet (DockerNAT)” at it’s default settings, and the interface is not configured to obtain IP and DNS automatically. It’s set with a fixed IP

Thank you again @ruverav

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I was having the same problem until I uninstalled my VPN client that had a hidden network adapter installed. Once I uninstalled it it worked perfectly.

I’ve just realised it only works when using Experimental VPN compatibility mode enabled

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