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Problems with getting docker to start 'reliably'

I have recently installed docker on windows10 professional Dell E6430s, but have got problems with getting it to start reliably. I have got a work around for getting it to work, and once its started everything works well, but it is painful.

When I startup windows, Docker desktop attempts to start, but fails and gives an error.

“Hardware assisted virtualization and data execution protection must be enabled in the BIOS. See

Virtualisation is enabled in bios. However if i check in task manager/performance monitor it reports Virtualisation is disabled, so hyper-V is not running ( which i imagine is why docker won’t start ).

I have however found that if i use Powershell ;

bcdedit /set hypervisorlaunchtype auto

And the reboot

Hyper-v will restart, docker starts and all is good!

However at the next restartt, it won’t start up again, untll i rerun that powershell.

On my workstartion ( also win10 ) i dont’ ahve this problem and i can’t for the life of me figure otu whats going wrong.