OEM Windows license

OEM license
The concept of an OEM license appears at the time of purchase of computer hardware and software. OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) is a version intended for a specific device. After purchase of the selected electronic equipment - e.g. We also install software on a desktop or portable device. The OEM version is a reflection of the BOX version, as we don’t get physical media or a box, just code to activate the system. An OEM license is often assigned to an operating system, antivirus software, or motherboard. Therefore, the software is not transferable to other hardware. The OEM option does not require the manufacturer to deliver services and drivers - the retailer is responsible for all of these matters. Of course, the OEM license also applies to spare parts. The purchase of computer hardware does not mean that the manufacturer of individual components must provide technical support, drivers, or related upgrades.

What is an OEM? OEM
 in direct translation from English means original equipment manufacturer. This is why this abbreviation is used to indicate a company that sells products from other manufacturers under its own brand. One of the biggest advantages of the OEM version is that it is much cheaper than buying the BOX version. That is why it is important to buy these types of products only from a legitimate source. TeamNet Software is a well-known provider of custom operating systems, antivirus software, office software and prepaid cards.

OEM software cannot be resold and cannot be installed on another owner’s hardware for a period of time. It is worth noting that when Microsoft released Windows 8, the licensing rules changed slightly. The user can uninstall the system from one device and install it on another. In addition, during the first introduction of the Windows 8 and Windows 10 operating systems, the OEM license was enriched with new features.

 is an OEM? OEM licensing is sold by Microsoft, a leading manufacturer of software and operating systems. Having your own Microsoft account has many advantages. Windows 10 allows you to associate a certificate with a personal account. This is a great convenience for users who can reinstall on another device. But the service must be turned off in advance.

Of course, the main difference when setting up a computer with a Microsoft account is the absence of a physical environment - USB or disk. However this is not a problem, but a great solution. We do not collect unnecessary items that unnecessarily occupy precious space. Examples of OEM licenses
OEM licenses are often used to sell operating systems and software to companies. Manufacturers deliver their products in large quantities at very reduced prices to equipment manufacturers, who then install them in the equipment - and then the customer gets a completely ready-to-use device. Good examples of solutions are Microsoft Windows operating systems or office series like Microsoft Office. Manufacturers choose to purchase motherboards or graphics cards under an OEM license - identical components are available in the box. Then, of course, the vendor is responsible for maintaining and upgrading the drivers, not the individual component manufacturer.

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