How to Solve Error Message error during connect: This error may indicate that the docker daemon is not running.: Get “http://%2F%2F.%2Fpipe%2Fdocker_engine/v1.24/version”: open //./pipe/docker_engine: The system cannot find the file specified.

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This article is another article which is mainly discuss about how to solve a specific error. For the specific error, it is actually appear in the title of this article. Below is the full error appearance which exist on the execution of a specific command as follows :

Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.22000.1219]
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C:\Users\Personal>docker version
error during connect: This error may indicate that the docker daemon is not running.: Get "http://%2F%2F.%2Fpipe%2Fdocker_engine/v1.24/version": open //./pipe/docker_engine: The system cannot find the file specified.
Client:
Cloud integration: v1.0.24
Version: 20.10.14
API version: 1.41
Go version: go1.16.15
Git commit: a224086
Built: Thu Mar 24 01:53:11 2022
OS/Arch: windows/amd64
Context: default
Experimental: true

C:\Users\Personal>

How to Solve Error Message error during connect: This error may indicate that the docker daemon is not running.

Actually, the above error message has a lot of common with several other articles. Especially the one which is actually has the problem for executing Docker command because it cannot connect. In other words, the main cause is because at the time of the execution of the docker command, it end in failure because it cannot connect to the Docker service. In that case, the problem is because the Docker service is not running. So, it is easy to solve the problem for handling the error. Just do the following steps :

  1. First of all, check the Docker Desktop service. If it does not running, just right click and start it. If starting the Docker Desktop service is a success, the following status of the Docker Desktop service will appear :

    How to Solve Error Message error during connect: This error may indicate that the docker daemon is not running.: Get "http://%2F%2F.%2Fpipe%2Fdocker_engine/v1.24/version": open //./pipe/docker_engine: The system cannot find the file specified.
    How to Solve Error Message error during connect: This error may indicate that the docker daemon is not running.: Get “http://%2F%2F.%2Fpipe%2Fdocker_engine/v1.24/version”: open //./pipe/docker_engine: The system cannot find the file specified.
  2. If the process for starting the Docker Desktop service end in a failure, just try to start the Docker Desktop manually. Just search it from the device as in the following appearance :

    How to Solve Error Message error during connect: This error may indicate that the docker daemon is not running.: Get "http://%2F%2F.%2Fpipe%2Fdocker_engine/v1.24/version": open //./pipe/docker_engine: The system cannot find the file specified.
    How to Solve Error Message error during connect: This error may indicate that the docker daemon is not running.: Get “http://%2F%2F.%2Fpipe%2Fdocker_engine/v1.24/version”: open //./pipe/docker_engine: The system cannot find the file specified.
  3. If starting the Docker Desktop manually end in a success, the following appearance of the Docker Desktop will present :

    How to Solve Error Message error during connect: This error may indicate that the docker daemon is not running.: Get "http://%2F%2F.%2Fpipe%2Fdocker_engine/v1.24/version": open //./pipe/docker_engine: The system cannot find the file specified.
    How to Solve Error Message error during connect: This error may indicate that the docker daemon is not running.: Get “http://%2F%2F.%2Fpipe%2Fdocker_engine/v1.24/version”: open //./pipe/docker_engine: The system cannot find the file specified.
  4. If the Docker Desktop service in the end running properly, just type the ‘docker’ command once more. If it is a success, it will appear as in How to Execute Docker Command in Microsoft Windows.

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