Join Doug Winnie for an in-depth discussion in this video Starting up Chrome OS for the first time, part of Up and Running with Chrome OS.
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…When you first unbox your Chrome device, go ahead and follow the manufacturer's…instructions to connect the battery and also…connect the power adapter to the system.…If you're on a wired network, plug the…Ethernet cable into the appropriate port on the machine.…With that done, go ahead and start the device, and now we can configure it.…After a quick animation that powers up, you'll then see the welcome screen.…From here there are three basic options that you have available to you to modify.…Generally, your going only going to need to modify one of these things.…The first is your language, by default this is set…as the language of where you bought the device in,…this case English for the United States, but if you…wish to choose a different language you can choose it here.…
It also has the keyboard layout.…In this case I'm using the US keyboard, but if you have other keyboards…that you were using with your device, you can use that here as well.…Finally, you have the network.…In this case, I'm connected using an Ethernet cable.…
This course explains the differences between Chrome and other operating systems like Windows or Mac OS X, and its advantages and disadvantages in relation to these traditional counterparts. You'll also learn how to navigate the OS user interface, work with files, install and manage apps, and customize the Chrome interface for that personalized touch.