Windows XP Home Edition (OEM)

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by BonyTony, Sep 27, 2003.

  1. BonyTony

    BonyTony Moderator

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    Just upgraded my Pc and got (Legal) Xp Pro thrown in so now i have a spare Xp home edition (FULL VERSION) for sale.....i bought it OEM so you get the CD (original) and the Legal sticker with the key on it and any other documentaion i can find to go with it.

    Not sure if anyone wants it or what it is worth.....if your intrested Pm me an offer.

    UK only please.
     
  2. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    They are selling it here new (oem) for around $160 - $200 (65 - 82 pounds).
     
  3. BonyTony

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    Then £30.00 it is if thats not too exspensive for an operating system.
     
  4. Corvette

    Corvette Sauske!

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    WAREZ ALERT! It is forbidden to sell products of a OEM nature
     
  5. damnyank

    damnyank I WILL NOT FORGET 911

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    I am confused - if he bought an OEM edition - why is it warez and why can't he sell it?? As I understand it - OEM is the same as a "boxed" version - minus the box and some written material!
     
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    Corvette Sauske!

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  7. Jewelzz

    Jewelzz OSNN Godlike Veteran

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    That still doesn't answer DY's question
     
  8. BonyTony

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    Well i bought it as OEM (much later than my Pc) so it came without the box (big deal...and from a Pc Shop) i no longer wish to use it and no longer have installed so why cannot i sell it ?.

    PLEASE CLARIFY.

    Also if someone else in the real world accused >> ME << of warez to my face they would be ......:eek:


    And if after all this i can indeed sell my legal copy of Xp...i would like to thank viper for ruining this thread.....a PM would have sufficed.

    A link to where i bought it here have a look under software !
     
  9. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    It's not warez. Warez would be illegally obtained software or pirated material, re-selling an OEM copy of something would have something to do with the lisence (I'm sorry but I don't know the details, I'll try find more info for you though)
    I would buy this, but like yourself I have a nice installation of XP Pro keeping me going, but for anyone else, I think that £30 is an excellent price for Windows XP
     
  10. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    This is what I found...
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    So I don't really know :confused:
    Try having a look around Google Groups
     
  11. BonyTony

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    It will be....it will be under the bed or somewhere as safe:eek:

    I bought it as OEM much later after i upgraded my pc from the Pc shop where i get my parts from .... as you would if you went down to pc world.
     
  12. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    How can it be 'forbidden' to sell something you own? IMPOSSIBLE.
    As long as the computer has been formatted & the OS is still only being used once what's the damn problem? NOTHING.
     
  13. Khayman

    Khayman I'm sorry Hal... Political User Folding Team

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    You don't own (most) software, you license it, thats where most of the problems come from
     
  14. xsivforce

    xsivforce Prodigal Son Folding Team

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    bleh, I don't see a problem with selling it.
     
  15. BonyTony

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    Well i never thought getting shut of windows would be so hard ;)
     
  16. BonyTony

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    *SOLD*

    Well someone missed a bargin !.....put in the local news paper and sold it within the hour....must have had a dozen calls for it since....guess windows is still popular.
     
  17. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    Nice one, as I said, I would have snatched that out your hands if I didn't already have XP. :)
     
  18. Khayman

    Khayman I'm sorry Hal... Political User Folding Team

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    Me to :)
     
  19. damnyank

    damnyank I WILL NOT FORGET 911

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    You folks outside the US always get the good deals - I would have gotten it also - but he said UK only! I could really use an XP cd as this OEM on a hidden partition (without a cd) really sux!;)
     
  20. Leevoy

    Leevoy Guest

    You can get OEM software from fairs, shops and off the back of a lorry as long as they are sold with another piece of hard ware such as a pointer (Mouse) for 1 squid (£) if that's what it takes.

    I have 2 OEM xp home edition disks, I decided to use Millennium disk as my proof of upgrade to Windows XP pro.

    Just sell a pointer or something and add a Dog into the deal, that should get rid of the Warez tag.