VMware and Docker

After installing Docker through Microsoft Visual Studio, you may have noticed VMware claims Hyper-V Hypervisor is installed.

If like me, you’ve already removed Hyper-V feature from Windows and are wondering why this error comes up. You might want to read on to find a way to use your VMware

The first step, you may have examined the Windows Feature to come across this perplexing setting. Hyper-V looks disabled. Why this error.

These are troubleshooting steps

  • Go to Command Prompt as Admin and type in systeminfo 
  • If this claims that a Hyper Visor has been detected try the below
  • In PowerShell as Admin type
  • Disable-WindowsOptionalFeature -Online -FeatureName Microsoft-Hyper-V-All
  • DISM /Online /Disable-Feature:Microsoft-Hyper-V
  • In Command Prompt
  • bcdedit /set hypervisorlaunchtype off
  • Now Restart your computer and discover that VMWare now works


How to Uninstall or Disable Hyper-V in Windows (nakivo.com)