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Questions tagged [oem]

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Getting windows 8.1 installer to recognize the OEM key in Bios [duplicate]

We are switching our environment from windows 7 to windows 8.1 and I have a bunch of Dell computers I need to roll out with windows 10 pro keys in the bios that I have to install windows 8.1 pro on. ...
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Stop Windows Server 2012, Foundation Edition OEM tools from phoning home

On a DELL PowerEdge T110 II, the pre-installed Windows Server 2012 R2 (foundation edition) keeps requesting the page limwinsemea02.mfg.ie.dell.com over http port 80. We know this because of a firewall ...
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Upgrade windows 10 to pro with 7 pro oem key

I have a few computers with Windows 8/8.1 Home edition that need to be upgraded to professional editions of Windows in order to join a newly created company domain. I have a couple unused Windows 7 ...
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Can Windows 7 Professional OEM be imaged using WDS?

Each year, I find myself installing Windows 7 dozens of times, on both brand new PCs and before passing on a used PC from one user to the next. I'm sure a LOT of network administrators are in the ...
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Upgrade Windows 2008 r2 OEM to Windows 2012r2 Action Pack

We have the following scenario. old production server with software + configuration which we wish to retire to a testing box but keeping all the current settings etc / app installs. Windows Action ...
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Windows 2008 Server Standard with a 5 CAL pack - do CALS expire [duplicate]

Bought Windows server 2008 Standard R2 which came with a 5 CAL pack, the server has since died and been hit with a hammer. AS the OEM server license died with the hardware, what does that mean for the ...
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Windows 7: the product key you entered does not appear to be a valid windows 7 product key

While bulk activating OEM Windows 7 PRO x64 products (we re-image the PCs every three months or so), I always have issues with a couple of machines. The issue I'm facing now is that it reports "the ...
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How to Change Intel OEM Bios Information (e.g. Serial Number, Manufacturer?)

We purchase some of our systems (desktops mainly) through a small third-party OEM. They don't include serial number, manufacturer info., etc. in the BIOS however and this makes it difficult for ...
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heatsink holder on motherboard cracked [closed]

I have an old Dell Poweredge 830 server. I just moved about 250 miles, and in that process broke something in the server. After some issues with the CPU fan not slowing down I realized that one of ...
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Preserving Windows 7 activation data on a corrupt system when the user has lost their reinstall CD

When doing technical support. People don't always have their reinstall CD, that seems reasonable... So I get an ISO of their version and edition from off of MSDN. What files do I need to copy over ...
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To Be Filled By O.E.M. We are the 'OEM' and we don't know how to do it. Any hint?

We send appliances to customers, and since some days ago the machines come from a new vendor. The machines have new BIOS and motherboards: http://www.dmtf.org/standards/smbios We would like to use /...
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Unable to start Oracle Enterprise Manager

Had some passwords expire, and this knocked out my OEM (11g, SE). Cleared this up, so that SYSMAN is not locked or expired (nor is DBSNMP, SYS, SYSTEM, all of which may or may not affect OEM, ...
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equivelant tool in oracle 11g to the Oracle Enterprise manager (OEM) that came with oracle 9i?

Is there equivelant tool in oracle 11g to the Oracle Enterprise manager (OEM) that came with oracle 9i? pointers on where to download/install/access would be greatly appreciated.
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Migrating OEM software for testing environment…or probably not!

I need to create a "Lab" environment of my production 2003 domain server with Exchange2003, before purchasing new hardware & software to migrate in real-time. I installed VMware onto my laptop ...
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Multi comp deployment and OEM Office [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? We purchased 15 machines, all the same model, OS and configuration. Each one has an OEM version of Office Basic 2007. Is ...
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Windows Server 2003 - Install with an OEM key without OEM media

Is there any way to use an OEM key to install windows 2003 when OEM media is not available? I have an OEM key from the hardware supplier, but we do not yet have the media for this and the server is ...