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Docker toolbox not running on Windows 10 Home (with virtualization)


(Danwani) #1

Hi,
This is my first time running docker on a windows machine (previous experience has been with Mac, where it worked perfectly OOTB). I’m running on Windows 10 Home, which I know doesn’t support Hyper-V. So I downloaded and installed Docker Toolbox, which should run on VirtualBox.
I followed the instructions and checked that virtualization is enabled in BIOS and have confirmed this is visible to Windows (in Task Manager / Performance tab).
When starting the Quickstart Terminal I’m seeing the following:

Running pre-create checks… Error with pre-create check: “This computer doesn’t have VT-X/AMD-v enabled. Enabling it in the BIOS is mandatory” Looks like something went wrong in step ´Checking if machine default exists´… Press any key to continue…

I’ve tried both enabling and disabling virtualization, and disabling and enabling secure boot from BIOS. Neither of these seem to have any impact on this issue.
The only other option I can see will be to boot up an Ubuntu instance, and run Docker from there. Very tempting!