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ChromeOS Flex - a system instead of Windows, macOS or Linux

ChromeOS Flex – a system instead of Windows, macOS or Linux

If your old Windows laptop or MacBook no longer qualify for system updates, you can try installing ChromeOS Flex, which will breathe new life into old components.

ChromeOS Flex to Rescue Old PCs

When our favorite PC stops receiving system updates or switching to the new version significantly slows down a device, the most common decision we make is to change the device to a new one. However, things don’t always have to be this way. In the case of the PC, we don’t have to turn to Linux right away. Another alternative appeared recently.

Google announced in an article on your blogThis is running ChromeOS Flex More than 400 devices are already compatible. And this is just the beginning, because the creators of this program have committed to enabling it to be installed on dozens of new laptops and computers.

Google tests and approves ChromeOS Flex compatibility with devices from manufacturers such as Acer, Asus, Dell, HP, Lenovo, LG, and Toshiba. It mainly targets owners of old Windows PCs, But Apple owners can also test this system out. Some older MacBooks will also support Google’s operating system.

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ChromeOS on Acer Chromebook 314 (fot. Tabletowo)

Google notes that the operating system created by the company is very light, thanks to which it uses an average of 19% less power than other operating systems. And there’s no shortage of options – Google Assistant runs on ChromeOS Flex, and we can sign in to it from different Family Link accounts or use Nearby File Sharing. In this way, we will make it easier to connect with the smartphone.

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How to install ChromeOS Flex?

Setting up ChromeOS Flex is very simple. Follow Related websiteLog in to the download queue and get a clean flash drive ready to create a bootable installer. After sucking the system, you can even boot it directly from a USB flash drive if you’re not sure if that’s something for us.

ChromeOS Flex

ChromeOS Flex is a very good option when we want to keep an old computer and the operating system it is installed on is not safe anymore. It can be beneficial for many companies where the cost of changing many functions to new equipment is very high, and the existing equipment is still sufficient to operate. And finally – it can be a lifesaver for those computers and laptops that would otherwise have flickered in drawers or slowly died in the hands of the elderly. These devices can also be used as a backup laptop in case our primary computer fails. Why don’t you give it a try?

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