It's just another way of saying "stock." The parts that come standard on anything: Cars, Computers, boats, planes, electric tools, ect. just to name a few.
OEM software is what you get "bundled in" free when you buy a computer. It might include Windows, some complete older programs, "taster" versions of new programs, etc.
OEM stuff is unsupported and comes without manuals or any kind of help. It's a free gift, take it or leave it.
Buying second-hand OEM software can get you a real bargain, as long as you know enough to get by without the manual or support.
That should impress your friends.
Someone who is just the world’s biggest self-serving, attitude-filled pain in the ass.
And it's safe for office environments since only select few will know the true meaning behind your use of it – like FYI.
- He’s an OEM.
That OEM up in Accounting.......
WTF has happened to Bill? Was cool at first, now just another OEM.