invalid character ‘P’ in string escape code


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Microsoft Windows 2019 server


When starting docker first time after installation with command start-service docker you get an error.

Error message in windows event log:

fatal: unable to configure the Docker daemon with file C:\ProgramData\docker\config\daemon.json: invalid character ‘P’ in string escape code


Open the daemon.json file in notepad++

Ensure the path for data-root is using double backslash \\

Save the file.

Start docker with command: start-service docker

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