Option to enable wsl2 greyed out


I have Docker Desktop running on Windows, but now would like to enable the WSL2 functionality. I enabled support for experimental features, but the WSL2 checkbox is greyed out. Windows subsystem for Linux is installed, as are all necessary Hyper-V features.

Any suggestions on what to do?



Did you follow the instructions, made wsl2 the default machine type, and installed a linux distro for wsl2?

Works like a charme with Edge on Windows 10 Pro.

No… Somehow my searches did not get me to the best procedures; following your reply, I used different keywords and managed to find it…

Just for reference:


Hope this helps someone… :slight_smile:

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Definitely helped me, thank you!