For the curious or uniformed. It doesn’t run Windows or Windows programs and you don’t have to upgrade, swap-out, hack or do anything to it other than use if you don’t want to.

What kind of word processing and printer support does Chrome have?

Primarily the google suite of apps (which are not a bad choice). Read up on cloud printing for connecting it to any printer – though a wireless one is best as it does not require a host computer to be on.

I got a chromebook for my daughter for high school and she is very happy with it… very little needed in terms of supporting it.

I’m in charge of a deployment of 1400+ Chromebooks in our school. The kids were skeptical, but they have been won over.

Do Chromebooks run native Android, or do they download an OS, or what?