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Containers Features is Disabled : Docker Desktop

This error may occur when you are trying to switch to Windows containers from Linux Containers in Docker Desktop.

Error: Containers features is disabled. Enable it using the Power shell script (in an Administrative Powershell) and restart your computer before using Docker Desktop


To fix this issue, run the below command in the Powershell

Enable-WindowsOptionalFeature -Online -FeatureName $("Microsoft-Hyper-V","Containers") - All

The above command should be run as an administrator

Once this command is executed. Press Y on the Powershell prompt to restart your computer.Once the computer is restarted, Click on “Switch to Windows containers”. Now you will be switched to Windows Containers.