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How to Find Your Chromebook Hardware & System Specs

Chromebooks are affordable devices that are perfect for users who just need something to get online to get some light work done with a “real” keyboard and display. Unlike other operating systems, in Chrome OS, there isn’t an easy way to see your system’s hardware such as RAM, CPU, and Storage.There are a few different ways you can find out about what’s going on under-the-hood. Here’s a look at what info Chrome OS does offer, and how you can get the hardware and system specs of your Chromebook.

Check Chromebook Hardware and System Specs

Step 1 : Use the Task Manager

  • Click the menu button

  • choose More Tools > Task Manager.

Step 2: Use the System Page

  • Open a new tab

  • type: chrome://system a

  • hit Enter.

Step 3: Check Available Chromebook Storage

  • Open the Files app

  • Click the menu button in the upper-right corner.

  • At the bottom of the drop-down, you will see how much space is available on your internal hard drive.

Discover Your Chromebook’s Network Connection Info

  1. Click the Settings icon on the system notification menu.

  2. Next, click the name of the network you’re connected to under the “Network” sections at the top.

  3. Click the Network connection again and you will get details on the connection such as the IP and MAC address, signal strength, and more under the “Advanced” section.

Install a System App

  1. Sign in to your Chromebook.

  2. You can find a system info utility in either the Chrome Web Store as a plug-in or an app in Google Play Store .

  3. For an extension, use COG System Info Viewer.

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