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Chrome OS: A Quick Introduction
Last Updated 6 months ago

In today’s world of mobile technology, people use many different operating systems. Windows is commonly installed on computers. Apple iPhones run iOS while competing cell phones run Android. Chromebooks run Chrome OS which has many similarities to Android but is a completely separate operating system. Each operating system has its own unique features and terminology. For an overview of Chrome OS, see the following knowledgebase articles:

Getting Started:
Installing Apps:
Once you have your Chromebook up and running, you may want to install additional apps on it. To install an app from the Google Play store, you must be logged in to the Chromebook with the owner account.
Connect to a Windows Remote Desktop:
College employees can use a Chromebook to connect to a remote desktop that runs Windows. For more information, see the knowledgebase article below.

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