If you get tired of Chrome OS Flex, you can uninstall it. However, Google hasn’t specified any official method to remove Chrome OS Flex. Here, MiniTool tells you how to delete Chrome OS Flex and reinstall Windows step by step.

Reasons for Uninstalling Chrome OS Flex

Chrome OS Flex , a lightweight operating system, can transform your current Windows or Mac computer into a functional productivity, entertainment, and web-browsing machine. Furthermore, it adds multiple features and apps like Google Assistant, Smart Lock, Instant Tethering, etc.

All existing data that is currently on the device will be erased after you install Chrome OS Flex . What’s worse, it can’t be recovered forever. To try Chrome OS Flex while keeping the existing data and OS, directly run Chrome OS Flex from the USB installer without actually installing it on your hard drive.

However, you may want to remove Chrome OS Flex due to some reasons. If you install Chrome OS or Chrome OS Flex on a non-certified computer, you may run into some bugs and issues. For instance, you might experience Wi-Fi incompatibility, trackpad issues, Bluetooth disconnection, audio issues, and other annoying issues on Chrome OS Flex.

Besides, Chrome OS Flex devices don’t support dual-boot. Hence, you have to remove Chrome OS Flex and install Windows if you want to try other systems. How to delete Chrome OS Flex and reinstall Windows?  There are 2 ways to do that.

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#1. Delete Chrome OS Flex and Reinstall Windows via Bootable Drive

Google doesn’t offer steps to uninstall Chrome OS Flex. The good news is that Chrome OS Flex will be removed after you install a different operating system on the device. Here’s the full guide to uninstall Chrome OS Flex and reinstall Windows.

Stage 1: Download the ISO File of the Desired Windows System

First and foremost, you should download the ISO file of the target Windows system from Microsoft’s official website. Alternatively, you can also get the ISO file from Windows ISO Downloader . According to your needs, click on the given links to download the Windows ISO file.

Stage 2: Create a Bootable Drive

You can create bootable drives by using USB bootable software like Rufus, Windows USB/DVD Download Tool , WinToUSB, Universal USB Installer, Windows Bootable Image Creator, Chromebook Recovery Utility , etc.

Step 1: Move to the official website of Chromebook Recovery Utility and then click the Add to Chrome button.

The button can be found at the upper right corner or the bottom section of the web page.