What do I do with an outdated Chromebook?

What do I do with an outdated Chromebook?

Best answer: When your Chromebook stops getting updates, you can still use it. However, you’ll miss out on updates that can add new features and, most importantly, might be able to protect your device from malicious software.

What gets updated?

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If you buy a new Chromebook you can expect about eight years of automatic software updates. These happen in the background and are applied when you start up your Chromebook. You might not even know they are happening, but they are.

Folks tend to place a lot of weight on these updates, and some even use them as part of the buying decision process — the longer the lifespan, the better the Chromebook.

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