Windows productivity is bundled with select HP Chrome OS devices

Achieve maximum Windows productivity by accessing full-featured desktop apps—even offline. Parallels® Desktop for Chrome OS brings Windows to Chrome OS devices with simple, secure IT orchestration and use.

Applicable HP Chrome OS devices that meet system requirements and include a 1-year free license:
  • HP Elite Dragonfly Chromebook Enterprise
  • HP Elite c640 G3 Chromebook Enterprise
  • HP Elite c645 G2 Chromebook Enterprise
  • HP Pro c640 G2 Chromebook Enterprise
  • HP Chromebox G3 Enterprise

System Requirements

Free 1-year Parallels Desktop for Chrome OS IT managed license included with a compatible HP Chrome OS Enterprise device.*

Chrome OS version

Chrome OS version 85 or later

Processor

Intel® Core i3*, i5 or i7
AMD Ryzen 3**, 5 or 7
*11th Gen i3 and newer
**Ryzen 3 5000 series and newer

Memory

8GB of RAM

Storage

128GB or more

Additional Requirements

Google Admin console
Chrome Enterprise Upgrade or
Chrome Education Upgrade
Microsoft Windows license
Corporate storage server

See full system requirements and documentation here.

*Offer available for IT managed accounts through July 2023 on select HP Chromebooks with Intel® Core i3 11th gen or faster processor, or AMD Ryzen 3 5000 series or faster processor with a minimum of 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. Parallels Desktop for Chrome OS requires Chrome Enterprise Upgrade, device enrollment in Google Admin console, a Windows license and managed IT account. Windows license required and not included. One-year subscription begins upon device enrollment, not when Parallels is assigned or first used.

How to use the 1-year Parallels Desktop license included with your device

Google Admin

Step 1

Enroll HP Chromebook into your domain.

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The license becomes available for distribution within App licenses, in your Google Admin console.

Step 2

Assign the license and set up Parallels Desktop for your users in the Google Admin console.

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Step 3

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Meet the evolving challenges of modern enterprise and educational institutions

Chromebook performance

Enable access, efficiency & performance

Deliver familiar full-featured Windows apps to your teams’ Chromebooks so they can be fully operational wherever they’re working – at home, in transit, even offline.

Chromebook security

Ensure security & reliability

Reduce IT burden and eliminate stress leveraging Google’s advanced security, audit and management standards and Parallels’ unique cross-platform expertise.

Simple to deploy and manage

Simple to deploy and manage

IT can easily administer, license, and manage this desktop solution, addressing specific needs across the organization with the app licensing feature in the Google Admin console.

Parallels Desktop for the Enterprise

Parallels Desktop for the Enterprise

Optimize your teams and business for work success without the headaches that keep IT pros up at night.

Parallels Desktop for Education

Parallels Desktop for Education

Maximize productivity with a cross-platform solution that strengthens learning & simplifies IT.

Work: Fast. Easy. Anywhere.

Get the speed, power, and tools you need to perform at your best no matter where you are

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Always-on access to critical productivity apps within Windows

  • Effortlessly switch between Chrome OS and Windows – no need to reboot
  • Suspend and Resume Windows to instantly get back up and running
  • Open files on Chrome OS using Windows applications
  • BONUS: Access 30+ one-touch tools with included Parallels Toolbox (learn more)

Work that’s ready whenever, wherever

  • Utilize the full feature sets of desktop applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and more
  • Access Windows Desktop, Documents, Downloads and custom folders from Chrome OS Files
  • No internet? No problem! Files and apps are fully accessible both online and offline

Full Chrome OS integration for a familiar & friendly experience

  • Easily move content, files and text between Chrome OS and Windows via a shared clipboard or by simple drag and drop
  • Print from Windows to supported printers
  • Stay in the flow with seamless mouse, camera, microphone, audio & docking plus USB smart card reader support
  • Enjoy the view with dynamic resolution and full screen support

HP + Chrome OS

Simplify your move to the cloud with secure, reliable HP Chrome OS Enterprise devices that are easy for IT and deliver amazing user experiences.

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