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

Step 2: Install Docker Toolbox instead of Docker Desktop

Installation link:

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:// 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!


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

  1. this does not work in win 10 home, it says
    ning pre-create checks…
    Error with pre-create check: “This computer doesn’t have VT-X/AMD-v enabled. Enabling it in the BIOS is mandatory”
    Looks like something went wrong in step ´Checking if machine default exists´… Press any key to continue…


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