Google Pixelbook users can soon install Windows 10: Report

Google Pixelbook users to soon get official support for Microsoft Windows 10

Google Pixelbook runs on ChromeOS out of the box

Google launched the Pixelbook last year alongside the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. The Google Pixelbook currently runs on ChromeOS. As per a recent report by XDA Developers, the laptop will soon be certified to run Microsoft Windows 10.

Google Pixelbook is made out of a great combination of hardware but ChromeOS is not able to push it through its limits. Microsoft Windows 10 supports a lot of apps and games that can take advantage of the hardware. So, if the laptop gets certified, users can officially install Windows 10 and enjoy an overwhelming combination of software and hardware.

According to a report by XDA Developers, the new Chromium codebases consists of codes that claim Google is currently testing Windows Hardware Certification Kit (WHCK) and Hardware Lab Kit (HLK) on the Pixelbook. The codes has specifica mentions of HFK and the development codename of Pixelbook, Eve.

WHCK by Microsoft is used to certify the hardware used in the laptop to work well with Windows. Similarly, HLK certifies compatibility of Windows with the hardware. These stepes taken by Google give a clear indication on an upcoming certification for Microsoft Windows 10 on the Google Pixelbook.

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As for the specifications of the Pixelbook, the laptop is powered by the 7th Gen Intel Core i5 or i7 processor. The Pixelbook featrues a 12.3-inch LCD display with a resolution of 2400x1600 pixels. The laptop comes with 8GB or 16GB of RAM coupled with 128GB/256GB/512GB of NVME SSD storage.


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