How to Install My Replacement Chromebox

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Install your replacement Chromebox in the same location as your previous device. On the backside of your screen at the top of the Peerless stand you will find a cage (see image below). The cage holds your Chromebox and all the cords and is secured with an allen wrench.

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Additional information can be found in the articles How to Install & Adjust the Peerless Stand for a 42" or Larger Touchscreen and How to Configure Wi-Fi on a 42" or Larger Touchscreen.

 

Requirements/Tools Needed:

  • Allen wrench (provided with your stand)
  • Replacement Chromebox connected via HDMI and USB touch to ELO monitor
  • Replacement Chromebox connected to power
  • USB Keyboard

Chromebox 4

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1. Power 2. Ethernet (if using WiFi, no cable needed.)

3. USB or 

3b. USB-C

4. HDMI

 

Chromebox 5

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1. Power 2. Ethernet (if using WiFi, no cable needed.)

3a. USB or 

3b. USB-C

4. HDMI

 

Getting Started

1.  Connect the USB keyboard to the front port in the Chromebox while it is off. 

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2.  Press the Power button on the Chromebox to turn it on.

3.  Press Ctrl + Alt + S repeatedly on the USB keyboard as the Chromebox is booting up. This will exit the app launch and bring up the regular Chrome sign-in.

This step is required to connect your device to the Internet.

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4. The Chromebox Sign In to Chrome screen should now display on the touchscreen.

Please Note: If the Catalog Kiosk application loads and displays on the screen, simply repeat Steps 2 and 3 until the Sign in to Chrome window displays. 

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5. Tap the Timestamp in the lower right corner of the screen to display the system tray.

6. Tap the No network Wi-Fi network option from the menu. 

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7.  Select the desired Wi-Fi network from the list of available networks. 

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8.  Enter the Password for the selected Wi-Fi network in the Join Wi-Fi network screen.

9.  Tap Connect

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10.  Tap Apps in the bottom left corner of the touchscreen.

11.  Tap Wondersign Catalog Kiosk from the Apps menu to launch the Catalog Kiosk.

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12. You can now unplug the keyboard and store the Chromebox in the cage on the back on your kiosk.

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