Thu. May 23rd, 2019

Windows dual-booting on Chromebooks is probably not happening now

Source: https://www.theverge.com/2019/5/15/18625879/google-chromebook-windows-10-dual-booting-alt-os

Windows dual-booting on Chromebooks is probably not happening now

Rumors of Google working on adding an option to dual-boot Windows 10 on its Chromebooks have been around for almost a year, but it appears that the dream may be dead. Google is reportedly deprecating all of its “Alt OS” code for the dual-booting feature, as spotted by Reddit user crosfrog (via Android Police).

Word of the dual-boot feature — said to be called “Project Campfire” internally — was reported by XDA Developers back in 2018, and an August report indicated that the feature was actually fairly far along and was headed toward a public release. While it’s unclear why exactly Google killed the project, it seems that storage size was a factor: Windows would have taken at least 40GB of…

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Source: https://www.theverge.com/2019/5/15/18625879/google-chromebook-windows-10-dual-booting-alt-os

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