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Questions tagged [oem]

(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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Avoid automatic activation attempt in Windows 10 with builtin key

I've bought a Dell XPS 15 with Windows 10 Pro. The key for activation seems to be manufactured into the BIOS/UEFI without the possibility for me to change this inbuilt key. Fine. I decided to use a ...
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Windows 10 REtail on OEM laptop

There’s a possibility that this type of question might have been asked before, but I am not able to find the exact reference on this site. Soon I am going to buy a laptop with Windows 10 OEM. (Most ...
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Activating spare key from laptop

I ran ProduKey on my hp laptop and two product keys were found one was called ,'Windows 10 home' ,the other was called ,'windows(bios oem key') ,they both had different product keys. So my question is ...
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Two Windows product keys on laptop, can one be used on another PC? [duplicate]

I ran ProduKey on my hp laptop and two product keys were found one was called ,'Windows 10 home' ,the other was called ,'windows(bios oem key') ,they both had different product keys. So my question is ...
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Is it safe to just delete unwanted apps from my OEM?

Also I am having difficulty searching by the app codes to work out which is which. Can anyone point me to some resources for cleaning up my OEM, or how to install a fresh copy of Windows 10 onto one ...
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Merge 2 partitions with OEM in the way

My disk looks like this: What can I do to extend C: to occupy that unallocated space at the end? Preferably without deleting the OEM My laptop is an Asus Zenbook UX303UB
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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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