3. Using Chrome OS and the Chrome Desktop


In this chapter, you’ll learn how to turn your Chromebook on and off, how to navigate the desktop, and how to enter and emerge from sleep mode.

Starting Up and Shutting Down

Navigating the Chrome OS Desktop

Navigating Windows and Tabs

Using a Chromebook is similar to using a traditional notebook computer, but faster. Because less operating system overhead is involved, as well as fewer internal components, a Chromebook boots up much quicker than a Windows or Mac machine; it wakes up from sleep mode almost immediately.

What you find after you start up your Chromebook, however, may not be totally familiar ...

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