How to install Docker on Windows 10 Home Edition? [Solved!]

To run Docker on Windows 10 Home Edition you need to do two things:

Step 1: Check if the Hardware Virtualization is Enabled

Task Manager

If not enabled, refer https://thewebspark.com/2019/04/02/how-to-enable-virtualization-in-bios-of-windows-10-home-hp-systems-solved/

Step 2: Install Docker Toolbox instead of Docker Desktop

Installation link: https://github.com/docker/toolbox/releases

Docker Toolbox adds the following software to your machine:

  • Docker Client for Windows
  • Docker Toolbox management tool and ISO
  • Oracle VM VirtualBox
  • Git MSYS-git UNIX tools

Download the Docker toolbox from ttps://github.com/docker/toolbox/releases and follow the below images to install it!

Download the .exe file

Desktop shortcuts would be created for these three apps
Takes around 5 mins to setup
Docker has successfully Installed

Voila! The Docker has successfully Installed!

For any issues, drop a comment please!

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