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Installing Docker Desktop Easily on Windows

Pandademic
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What is Docker Desktop ?


"The preferred choice for millions of developers that are building containerized apps.
Docker Desktop is an application for MacOS and Windows machines for the building and sharing of containerized applications."

Ok what now?

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If your like me and had a lot of trouble understanding how to install docker desktop , I found A quick easy way to do it!

Step 1 : Install Chocolatey


you may skip this step if chocolaty is already installed on your machine
Chocolatey is a free package manger for windows. You can install by opening Powershell in administrator mode like so:

then once Powershell is open type in this command

Set-ExecutionPolicy Bypass -Scope Process -Force; [System.Net.ServicePointManager]::SecurityProtocol = [System.Net.ServicePointManager]::SecurityProtocol -bor 3072; iex ((New-Object System.Net.WebClient).DownloadString('https://chocolatey.org/install.ps1'))
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then wait for Chocolatey to download.

Step 2 Download the package for docker desktop!

Now open up another Powershell in admin mode ,
and type in

choco install docker-desktop
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Thats it!
now it will run you through some prompts and you are good to go!

Thank you for reading and happy coding!
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Thank you for the Heart and Unicorn!