In this article we will provide you solution with code examples for Docker desktop stopped error. This error appears due to number of reasons and we will see all of them here. Also make sure that you fulfill all the requirements of Docker desktop.
1. Check if the virtualization is enabled on your system –
You can find this information in your task manager under CPU resources tab.
In this image you can see that virtualization is enabled. If it is not enabled for you then you will need to enable it from your bios.
2. Install WSL linux kernel package –
You may need to install Microsoft WSL2 Linux kernel update package. It’s available here. Then clean the data – Debug -> Clean / Purge Data -> WSL 2 -> Delete.
run.exe using (
window+r) and enter
%AppData% and click OK. This will open
Roaming directory. Go to
Docker folder and open
settings.json file. In this file enable
4. Try downgrading Docker desktop –
If you issue persists, then you may try downgrading docker version.