Macmini 4,1 Incompatible CPU

Expected behavior

Run the docker app. I believe the CPU is capable of virtualization (according to

Actual behavior

Incompatible CPU detected

Docker requires a processor with virtualization capabilities


  • OSX 10.10.5 (14F1713)
  • Model Name: Mac mini
  • Model Identifier: Macmini4,1
  • Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo
  • Processor Speed: 2,66 GHz
  • Memory: 8 GB
  • Boot ROM Version: MM41.0042.B03

Steps to reproduce the behavior

  1. Start app

I have the same problem with Mid 2010 i7 iMac.

Should Docker work on this machine?