How To Dual Boot Chrome OS And Windows 7/8/10

There is no denying the fact that Google has the best products and services. People rely on so many Google products. Android is the most widely used mobile OS and Chrome is the most used browser all over the world across all platforms. While Google has no competition in web services, there are strong players like Windows and Mac in the PC OS platform. Hence, Google found a new market and created a Chrome OS. Chrome OS is a lightweight OS that is just a blown-up version of their chrome browser. It is mainly designed to access and use Google’s Chrome apps and web services easily. The best thing about Chrome OS is that people can install it on old PC and laptops with low configuration and make them fast and responsive. So if that makes you interested, and you want to try out Chrome OS, you can Dual Boot Chrome OS and Windows. Here, in this article, we are going to share with you a complete guide on how to install chrome OS and dual boot Chrome OS and windows on your PC. This is the easiest method and is simple enough so you can go ahead and try it.

How To Install And Dual Boot Chrome OS And Windows.

Given below are complete, easy to follow steps on how to install and dual boot Chrome OS with Windows. Follow them to get both operating systems up and running on your machine.

Note:- Before starting, make sure that you have a running version of Windows installed in UEFI boot mode.

Steps to dual boot Windows and Chrome OS are :

Step 1. Download the CloudReady Chrome OS installation file from the link below. Now unzip the file and keep it aside.

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Cloudready Chrome OS File

Step 2. Launch the Google Chrome browser on your PC. Then, install and launch the Chromebook recovery Utility.

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Chromebook Recovery Utility

Step 3. Now you need a USB flash drive. We recommend only 8GB and 16GB storage options. Connect it to the PC and in the Chromebook utility, click on the gear icon on the top right.

Use Local Image Chrome OS

 

Step 4. Select “Use Local Image” and follow the on-screen instructions to select the CloudReady bin file and begin processing.

Step 5. Once the processing is complete, plug in the drive into the computer that you want to install the OS on and boot from the Disk. For that, you may need to enter the boot menu of your devices. To do that, Turn on the machine while repeatedly pressing the machine’s special boot key. The special key varies between different computer manufacturers:

Dell: Tap F12 when the Dell logo is displayed.
HP: Tap F12 when the HP logo is displayed.
Lenovo: Tap F12 when the Lenovo logo is displayed
Apple: Hold Option (next to the ⌘ key) when the computer first turns on.
Other: Try tapping Esc, F1-12, or Enter during bootup.

Step 6. Step up the installation by clicking on the time button on the bottom right and select “Install CloudReady”.

 

Cloudready Installation

Step 7. After clicking install, select the install CloudReady dual boot option and wait for the installation to complete.

 

Install Dual Boot Chrome OS

And now, you can boot any of the installed OS IE. Chrome OS and Windows.

In conclusion, we hope that you find this easy to follow guide on how to install and dual boot Chrome OS and Windows OS users. For any help or query, feel free to contact us or better yet, leave a comment down below.