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  • Question

  • I realize this might not be the correct forum for this but I thought I would start here.

    Have any of you created a VM of the Google Chromium operating system that runs on Chromebooks? I need to do this so that I can support some friends and family who have- or might get Chromebooks. I am obviously trying to do this in Hyper-V but VMware Workstation would be an option too.

    If you do reply please give some links including where you can get the OS.  This is purely for testing and support and I am not planning to do anything shady or install it on real hardware.  Thanks.

    Saturday, November 23, 2019 12:03 AM

Answers

  • This may help.

    https://www.howtogeek.com/128087/how-to-run-chrome-os-in-virtualbox-and-try-out-chrome-os-before-buying-a-chromebook/

    • Marked as answer by Paratus Saturday, November 23, 2019 4:38 PM
    Saturday, November 23, 2019 4:30 PM

All replies

  • How to install Chromium OS on VMWare

    S.Sengupta,Microsoft MVP Windows and Devices for IT, Windows Insider MVP

    Saturday, November 23, 2019 12:57 AM
  • How to install Chromium OS on VMWare

    S.Sengupta,Microsoft MVP Windows and Devices for IT, Windows Insider MVP

    Thanks for trying but that was of no use.  The URL for the Chromium download gives 404 error and I'm sure you know what that is.
    Saturday, November 23, 2019 2:05 AM
  • This may help.

    https://www.howtogeek.com/128087/how-to-run-chrome-os-in-virtualbox-and-try-out-chrome-os-before-buying-a-chromebook/

    • Marked as answer by Paratus Saturday, November 23, 2019 4:38 PM
    Saturday, November 23, 2019 4:30 PM
  • This may help.

    https://www.howtogeek.com/128087/how-to-run-chrome-os-in-virtualbox-and-try-out-chrome-os-before-buying-a-chromebook/

    It does help.  I was able to install it on real hardware.  Now I can either P2V it or try to install on a VM directly.

    Saturday, November 23, 2019 4:39 PM