It’s quite easy to install Docker on Windows. Just download installer and follow instructions.

You might encounter following error message when starting Docker image: VT-X is not available.

hyperv-docker-vbox-problem

The cause of this failure is enabled Hyper-V Windows Feature. We described this issue in previous article.

Here is the quick fix.

Search for “windows feature” and open “Turn Windows features on or off
turn-off-windows-feature

Search for “Hyper-V” in Windows features and uncheck it.

hyper-v-disableClick OK and reboot the machine.

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  • xxMort

    Same solution can be applied when VirtualBox does not offer to create x64 virtual machines.

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  • Ondra

    It is also possible to deactivate Hyper-V without uninstalling it: http://www.hanselman.com/blog/SwitchEasilyBetweenVirtualBoxAndHyperVWithABCDEditBootEntryInWindows81.aspx

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