Do you want to test Google’s desktop system, and you’re not going to buy a Chromebook? Here’s an easy way: Install Chrome OS on your computer for free and completely legally. In this article, we will learn How to install Chrome OS on Virtualbox.

To install Chrome OS on our PC, we’ll need two things:

1. Virtualbox: You can use this guide Download Oracle VM VirtualBox & Install it
2. ChromeOS ISO file for Virtualbox

How to install Chrome OS on Virtualbox: 7 Easy Steps

How to install Chrome OS on Virtualbox: Step by Step Guide

Here is everything you need to know about ChromeOS.

Step 1: After downloading and installing VirtualBox, we start the new computer by clicking the “New” icon in the program interface. Then select the following options:

Name – ChromeOS
Operating System – Linux – Linux 2.6 (or other Linux)
Memory size – 512 MB Hard disk size – 3 GB or more

How to install Chrome OS on Virtualbox: 7 Easy Steps

Step 2: Next, we select RAM over 512 MB for the virtual machine, and in the hard disk window, select the last option — use an existing virtual hard disk file. Next, we select and add the previously downloaded Chrome OS image: ChromeOS ISO for Virtualbox by techrechard.com

How to install Chrome OS on Virtualbox: 7 Easy Steps

Step 3: The machine is now created. Now you need to change some settings.

Step 4: Check the box next to the computer you created, and click the right button. Then select Settings from the drop-down menu.

How to install Chrome OS on Virtualbox: 7 Easy Steps

Step 5: In the new virtual machine settings window, click the Network tab in the left menu. Then click in the advanced main window and the Adapter type field, set Intel PRO/1000 MT Desktop (82540EM). Then, in the “Attached to” area, set the “Bridged Adapter.

How to install Chrome OS on Virtualbox: 7 Easy Steps

Step 6: Go to the “System” tab to check the “Enable PAE/NX” field. Now we can start the machine (Start icon).

How to install Chrome OS on Virtualbox: 7 Easy Steps

Step 7: Once done. Close the Settings and click Start on the ChromeOS Virtual machine.

After a while, the login screen should look something like this:

How to install Chrome OS on Virtualbox: 7 Easy Steps

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Chrome OS on Virtualbox. You can now enjoy and test ChromeOS on VirtualBox.

Here is a complete video tutorial if you are stuck:

Conclusion:

I hope this guide on How to install Chrome OS on Virtualbox was easy. If you face any issues, please comment down below.

How to install Chrome OS on Virtualbox: 7 Easy Steps
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