Install Windows 10 On Acer Spin 11 Chromebook

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Sep 30, 2020 Acer Chromebook 712 C871 Acer Chromebook Spin 713 (CP713-2W) Samsung Galaxy Chromebook; So the bottom line is that if you have KVM support, go with Windows 10 and if your Chromebook does not support KVM then pick Windows 7. It’s not that non-KVM Chromebooks can’t run Windows 10, but it won’t be usable for even day to day task. I wanted to download Windows 10 on my Acer Chromebook Spin 11 cp311-1h-c5pn but im not even sure if my Chromebook would be able to handle it. Acer C740, Acer C910, Acer CB5-571, Toshiba Chromebook 2 and Dell Chromebook 13, see here:Click Flash Custom Coreboot BIOS. Warning: this BIOS is only for the Acer C720, C720P, HP Chromebook 14, Toshiba CB-30, and Dell Chromebook 11. The Bottom Line. The Acer Chromebook Spin 11 is an 11.6-inch convertible that offers keyboard, touch, and stylus input, runs Chrome OS and Android apps, and shrugs off knocks, drops, and water spills. To install Windows 10 or 7 on Acer Chromebook Spin 11 you need to mess up with the operating system, firmware, and BIOS. However, These actions can result in some serious effects on your Laptop. Chromebooks are not officially designed for installing Windows Operating system and you can’t install Windows without any modifications in BIOS.

Acer C740, Acer C910, Acer CB5-571, Toshiba Chromebook 2 and Dell Chromebook 13, see here:Click

Flash Custom Coreboot BIOS

Warning: this BIOS is only for the Acer C720, C720P, HP Chromebook 14, Toshiba CB-30, and Dell Chromebook 11.

  1. Please remove the write protect screw before flashing the BIOS.

  2. Please check your CPU before flashing the BIOS.

  3. Easy Flashing Script:
    cd ~; curl -L -O https://goo.gl/1hFfO3; sudo bash 1hFfO3

Select the “Install/Update custom coreboot firmware” option.

Create USB Installer

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Use rufus to create the Windows 10 64 bit USB installer. Select MBR for legacy BIOS and create the USB drive.

You will need a USB keyboard/mouse for installation

Install Chipset, Audio, WiFi, and Bluetooth Drivers

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Audio Driver: Link

Chipset Driver: Use the latest from Windows Update!

WiFi Driver: Use the latest from Windows Update!

Bluetooth Driver: Use the latest from Windows Update!

Run the setup files for the audio and chipset drivers. For WiFi and Bluetooth, use Device Manager to update the driver.

Turn on testsigning

Open Command Prompt as administrator, and type in “bcdedit /set testsigning on”. Then reboot.

Keyboard Driver

Download: Link

Open Device Manager and search for an unknown device that has a Hardware ID of either “ACPIVEN_GGL&DEV_0303” or “ACPIGGL0303”. Under the driver tab, click “Update Driver” and browse to the croskeyboard3 driver. Then install.

Trackpad Driver (Cypress Trackpad)

Download: Link

Open Device manager and search for an unknown device that has a Hardware ID of either “ACPIVEN_CYAP&DEV_0000” or “ACPICYAP0000”. Under the driver tab, click “Update Driver” and browse to the crostrackpad3 driver. Then install.

Trackpad Driver (Elan Trackpad)

Download: Link

Open Device manager and search for an unknown device that has a Hardware ID of either “ACPIVEN_ELAN&DEV_0000” or “ACPIELAN0000”. Under the driver tab, click “Update Driver” and browse to the crostrackpad3 driver. Then install.

Visual Studio 2015 Redistributable:

Download: Link

Trackpad Driver Helper Utilities (Cypress and Elan Trackpads)

Download: Link

Place the trackpad driver utility in the Windows startup folder (Start > Run > shell:startup) and run it after installing the driver.

Install

Touch Screen Driver (Acer C720P users only)

Download: Link

Open Device manager and search for an unknown device that has a Hardware ID of either “ACPIVEN_ATML&DEV_0001” or “ACPIATML0001”. Under the driver tab, click “Update Driver” and browse to the crostouchscreen2 driver. Then install.

Graphics Driver

Grab the latest Graphics Driver from Windows Update!

Embedded Controller Driver + Utility (Optional)

Download: Link

Visual Studio 2013 Redistr

ibutable: Download

If you like running Windows on your chromebook, please donate if you are able to do so. I have made these drivers and the BIOS available free of charge and am relying on donations to be able to get Windows running on more chromebooks (Pixel 2, Dell Chromebook 13).
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Install Windows 10 On Acer Spin 11 Chromebook

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