Installing Google Chrome OS in VMWare

In this article we will demonstrate how you can install and test Google Chrome OS on your windows Operating System. We will guide you to install Chrome OS in virtual machine using VMWare.

Installing Google Chrome OS in VMWare

In this tutorial we will use an Chrome OS image of discharging torrents. This image was created by someone in order to make life easier for those who want to try the new Google Chrome OS. To download this image can make use the following link:

Download Chromium OS Image Torrent for VMware Virtual Disk

After downloading Google Chrome OS, you should start creating virtual machine in VMware Workstation or VMWare Player 3. Here, we will use the workstation version.

On the next screen that opens choose the recommended option:

 

In the next window choose “I Will Install the operating system later”. Because we already have the disc with the operating system installed.

After indicated that the operating system that is going to install Linux on the type and distribution Ubuntu (the most similar to Google Chrome).

Then we give the name that we want for our VM, and choose the location where you want to save the files for that VM. In our case we decided to call it “Google Chrome OS”.

On the next screen, you have to choose the disk capacity. You can leave the 8 GB pre-defined, since there will most certainly need. Amd click on Next Button:

Then click on Finish to complete creating the virtual machine. If you wish you can customize the hardware you want, including the RAM that comes by default to 512 MB.

After the virtual machine created, Go to their Settings and click on add new hardware (the disk that you downloaded from torrents)

We select type of disk as the Add Hardware.

Choose the Add an existing virtual disk and click Next to display the disk of choice.

In the next screen you have to choose the vmdk file you downloaded from torrents and it contains the image of Google Chrome.

Then it remains to erase the disk created when creating a virtual machine.

We currently have a Virtual Machine in VMWare with Google Chrome. Now we only need to start the virtual machine and try the new operating system from Google.

To login you can enter your Google Account or create a new account using the following link:

Create Google Account

Note: The network connection of the virtual machine can not be in NAT. You must be Bridged mode but will not get the VM login in Google Chrome.

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