I have an HP Compaq Mini 110 with Windows 10 installed. It is quite an old computer, and Windows runs extremely slowly. I was wondering if it is possible to replace Windows with an installation of the Android-based RemixOS, and if so, how?

Thanks in advance for any help.

Note: I do not want to dual boot. The laptop has only 8GB of storage and I would like to completely replace the Windows installation (there are no files on it that I need to preserve).

  • But wouldn't you be limited to install apps only from Google Play? – Alexiy May 1 '16 at 15:14
  • @Alexiy No, just limited to Android apps. However, I received the laptop for free and have no use for it as-is due to how slow it is. – Benjy Wiener May 1 '16 at 15:15

The laptop has an Atom processor which is from the x86 family.

Intel® Atom™ N280 1.66-GHz processor, 512-KB Level 2 cache, 533-MHz front-side bus (FSB)

Intel Atom N270 1.6-GHz processor, 512-KB Level 2 cache, 533-MHz front- side bus (FSB) (source)

It appears that RemixOS has a version for the x86 chipset. They don't specifically mention your laptop but I can't see a problem installing it.

  • I can install RemixOS on the laptop, I want to know if it's possible to replace the Windows installation completely. – Benjy Wiener May 2 '16 at 4:10
  • The installation guide on the RemixOS page I linked seems to suggest that you can do a full installation. – Burgi May 2 '16 at 4:14
  • Using the RemixOS installer (as they instruct) I installed RemixOS as as a second OS. It did not replace Windows. – Benjy Wiener May 2 '16 at 11:23
  • That is out of scope for the current question (you only asked if it were possible), maybe you could ask another one about removing the Windows partition. – Burgi May 9 '16 at 18:17
  • I updated the question to also ask how, since apparently it was necessary. – Benjy Wiener May 9 '16 at 18:18

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