VirtualBox and Docker Won’t Run | Because of Windows 10 Hyper-V?

I managed to resolve the issue but not by uninstalling Hyper-V.

I saw a couple of suggestions but I find this one suitable

(it makes sense since I’m not an IT guru):


Open the command prompt as an Administrator.


Run the command with no argument:


After you run the above command, you will see that the property hypervisorlaunchtype is set Auto by default.

See screenshot below:


Disable Hyper-V by running the command:

bcdedit /set hypervisorlaunchtype off


Restart your PC system to use VirtualBox.

To turn Hyper-V back on, run the command:

bcdedit /set hypervisorlaunchtype auto

You will need to reboot the system to use Hyper-V.

Published on System Code Geeks with permission by Ahmad Gohar, partner at our SCG program. See the original article here: VirtualBox and Docker Won’t Run | Because of Windows 10 Hyper-V?

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Ahmad Gohar

Technical Team Leader with 9+ years experience in designing and developing enterprise Solution using Oracle, IBM, and Open Source. With a solid technical and academic background. Strong technical project management experience, coordinate demo's for QA team, performing code, design and test plan reviews.
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