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Old 07-19-2003, 09:13 AM   #1 (permalink)
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What is the difference betwwen Win XP home and the OEM version

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Old 07-19-2003, 10:11 AM   #2 (permalink)
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OEM is original equipment manufacturer which is the WinXP that comes with a new PC.

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Old 07-20-2003, 07:15 AM   #3 (permalink)
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so is it worth buying the oem verson if you are on a tight budget
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Old 07-20-2003, 09:02 AM   #4 (permalink)
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OEM versions usually come with a new computer, you cant really buy them except maybe on ebay.
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Old 07-21-2003, 01:36 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Are you building your own computer?
if so you can buy OEM from your hardware vendor.
There is no differance in OEM and Retail except that
you cant upgrade a system with OEM.
OEM only has the software and no printed manual
like the retail version, besides who reads manuals anyway
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