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    Chromebook Keyboard Not Working

    Hi, I work in a school and we have a number of Lenovo Chromebooks were the keyboards have stop working either partially or all together. Some will type some of the characters while others will type none. This is sometimes (but not always) fixed by using an external keyboard through the USB. So...
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    Solved Chromebook Audio Problems

    I am a student doing online school with a school provided Chromebook. Recently something happened(I'm not sure what) and now the Chromebook only plays audio if there is a headset plugged in. I'm really scared since it would cost a lot of money if we returned the laptop broken. Is there something...
  3. EyobPc

    Digital Rights Error "WidevineCdm"

    Whenever I go on my chromebook and go to prime video on chrome, it shows a popup saying 'Digital rights error' and telling me to update widevine. But whenever i go to chrome://components there isnt any widevine component there. Ive tried everything in settings (like allowing sites to play...
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    New Acer Chromebook 311 won’t connect to WiFi

    My brand new Acer Chromebook 311 won’t connect to my Wi-Fi, even though all the other computers in my house can. I can’t even get past the set up page to get on. The password I use is correct, but whenever I try and connect a message in the bottom right corner reads: “Network connection error...
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    Connecting chromebook to projector

    I need to connect my hp chromebook to my cibest projector for video output. The projector has an HDMI port and my chromebook has usb and usb-c ports, i've ordered adapters for both to connect to HDMI, but neither worked for video. The usb-c did sound output but not video, and the USB adapter...
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    Chromebook Recovery mode

    I have an acer chromebook r11. It stopped charging which I later found out was the charger was broken but before I knew this I google 'what to do if chromebook wont charge' and followed the advice, part of which was to press esc, refresh and power buttons which brings up the message 'chrome OS...
  7. Tommy45601

    Steam on ChromeOS+LinuxBeta

    I’m using chromeOS+LinuxBeta on a chromebook and it keeps giving me the same “fatal error: failedtoloadsteam.io” anyone have any ideas on how to fix it?
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    Chromebook sans Cloud Print and with Intel Celeron

    1) As Google Cloud Print will be deprecated in December, will Chromebooks be able to print after that? 2) As Chromebooks support apps from the Google Play Store, do Android printing apps like this and this work on them? 3) What is the performance of a Chromebook with an Intel Celeron N4000? Is...
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    Play Store Is Inaccessible (Chrome OS)

    I decided to try to download Ubuntu on my chromebook, and it somehow ended in my play store being inaccessible. Here's exactly what happened as I can remember it: - I downloaded Crouton. - I dual-booted Ubuntu using Crouton. - I deleted Crouton. - I removed Ubuntu from my chromebook by doing a...
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    Chromebook not turning on

    I have a Acer google Chromebook laptop, 1 year old that stopped working a few weeks ago. I thought that it may have just been out of charge so I charged it up and it wouldnt load anything, left it until now and I've been doing abit of research on how to reboot it but the screen isnt staying on...
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    Powerwash question

    I want to powerwash my computer, but I have many important documents on docs and slides, will it delete those documents? Thx
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    Wi-Fi Security

    Hello, I just had a quick question about the security of my Wi-Fi and the people who can see it. We as students are given chromebooks in order to do online work and classrooms. Though most work in class we are often told to finish work at home. The chromebooks need a network in order to...
  13. bobzani

    Solved chromebook

    I'd like to know how I can login to my chromebook without having to enter my password every time.I'm the only user, so this is a real pain!
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    Copying software

    I had Final Cut Pro downloaded on an IMac, and copied the entire software into a USB. When I opened the file on a Chromebook, it showed the application in 500 separate files. Is this common when coping software between devices? If so, how do I combine all the files into one application that...
  15. sue4635

    Solved Long Delay to get Printout from Google Cloud Print

    I have been using Chromebooks for several years. About a week ago I started having a new problem with Google Cloud Print. After submitting a job, it could take HOURS before the job actually prints on my WiFi Epson printer. No error message is shown on the Chromebook. On the same WiFI network...
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    Acer 15 Chromebook

    Alright so I got this computer last year sometime. Today, until around 1:20, it worked perfectly. Next thing I know, the screen is pitch black but everything else is working. It's not dead, I've restarted it, I've forced it to shut down, I've checked the brightness, I've plugged it in (it's...
  17. sue4635

    Solved Cannot Print Two-Sided with Chromebook

    I hope you can help me because I am at the end of my rope here. As you can see in the photo, when I try to print to my Google Cloud printer from my Chromebook, I get a very limited dialog box with no option for two-sided printing. There is no "advanced settings" or "print from system dialog...
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    Unknown Firewall on Microsoft Chromebook

    My son has a Chromebook, and every time he tries to use Google Chrome or any website, we have a screen that pops up that says “To keep you safe from internet threats, please sign in to your company's Service.” It then asks for a username. I do not have a username to enter and don’t understand...
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    Stuck In Efi Shell

    Okay so I’ve gotten myself into a bit of a predicament. I recently was attempting to download windows onto my Chromebook, and i found a guide that told me to try the Mr. Chromebook download, which i installed. I wasn’t sure if i had fully removed the write protect screw, and things never really...
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    Acer Chromebook 15 Died

    Hello all,my Acer Chromebook 15 (CB15-571) seems to have died overnight.It wont switch on or charge,Im getting no lights,its just dead.I have tested the charger and its ok,I have bought a new battery and installed it,I have tried holding down the refresh and start keys....nothing,dead.I have...
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