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(Original Equipment Manufacturer) Hardware: The rebranding of equipment and selling it under another name. Software: Software that comes with a piece of hardware (for example a camera) that is supplied by the hardware manufacturer an can usually not be bought separately

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Get Windows Vista ISO from Product Key [duplicate]

I have recently found a Packard Bell PC with an OEM key for Windows Vista Home Premium. Is there a way to get the installation files legally by using the key? (aka the ISO)
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Is Windows 10 OEM Home upgrade to Pro possible?

I am considering purchasing the desktop computer that fits my requirements, except it comes with Windows 10 Home while I need the Pro edition. Is an upgrade of the OEM version after purchase offered ...
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When I try activating Win10 Pro, installed via OEI / OEM DVD, I get error 0xc004f050

I bought a Genuine Windows10 Pro OEI DVD, but after I install from DVD Windows10 reports that it's actually Windows 10 Home. No problem, I'll use the activation key I got off the packaging... So I ...
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Model-specific (e.g. Dell) memory: Differences to normal RAM?

I know that it is probably more expensive because they're officially tested and supported, but I'm wondering if model-specific memory is "special" apart from that fact.
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Does my computer support NVME SSDs

I bought my pc prebuilt Hp's 870-120 in April 2017, maybe it was the cost of the ram was and still is spiking up, maybe because I wanted to stick a budget and the shipping costs of each component was ...
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Windows 10 downloadable ISO [duplicate]

Will the downloadable Windows 10 ISO support an OEM license? I have all the parts to build a computer but the only thing that didn't come in was the OEM disc. If I load windows from the downloadable ...
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How do i keep my windows 10 OEM license for later installation? [duplicate]

How do i keep my windows 10 OEM license incase i want to reinstall windows later; how do i make sure i can reinstall windows without paying ~$200 for a new license. I want to install Kubuntu 16 on a ...
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How can I know the Product key of my original Windows 7 (HP dv6 laptop) ?

I have a HP dv6 laptop which has come with original Windows 7 home premium 64 bit. The product key is on the sticker under the laptop. But, the sticker is faded away, so I cannot read all the ...
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Moving Windows licence to another laptop [duplicate]

I have an old laptop (Lenovo e530), which came witn Windows 7 preinstalled. My new laptop arrived with Windows 10 preinstalled (Lenovo e550). I would like to put Windows 7 on my new laptop, too. Can I ...
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Does Windows 10 OEM License will work if I replace the HDD and install the windows from Microsoft ISO [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo Ideapad 310 which sometimes going 100% Hard disk usage. I research on the internet and found out removing "system interface" software make work fine. I did it and performance of system ...
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Windows 10 Pro OEM invalid key

I'm having problem on activating my Windows 10 Pro on my PC. Previously I have Windows 7 Ultimate on my PC and decided to upgrade to Windows 10. I bought an OEM Windows 10 Pro in play-asia.com and ...
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Dell OEM windows 7 disk

I have Dell XPS laptop, which is not booting at all. I have Windows 7 activation code attached to bottom of my laptop. Would like to know if I buy Dell OEM Windows 7 disk to install Windows 7 and use ...
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2016 and Acer recovery details…no sticker, no DVD, tiny recovery partition =?

A friend of mine bought an Acer Aspire E 15, which came with Windows 10. What I was surprised to see it didn't come with was any sort of product key--no sticker on the bottom like I was used to with ...
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Custom OEM Info (Logo, Website) On Fresh Install of Windows

I'm getting into the computer refurbishing business, and would like to know how to change the OEM info for the system (Right click Start->System in Windows 10). I saw an article on How To Geek that ...
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Reducing size of Windows 7 system restore ISO image

As I have a Dell laptop, it appears I cannot use the Windows 7 ISO images that Microsoft provide for download, as they won't recognize the product key printed on the machine. Instead, Dell provide a ...

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