Chromebooks are not regular laptop computers. According to Wikipedia:
A Chromebook is a personal computer running Chrome OS as its operating system. The devices are designed to be used while connected to the Internet and support applications that reside on the Web, rather than traditional applications that reside on the machine itself. All the data is stored in the "cloud" accessed by an internet connection. A Chromebook is an example of a thin client.If you need access to MS Office applications, like Word, please visit one of the campus' computer labs.