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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium with Service Pack 1, 64-bit, English, 1 Pack, DSP OEI (PC) (This OEM software is intended for system builders only)

by Microsoft OEM Licence
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (459 customer reviews)
Price: £80.00 Eligible for FREE UK Delivery Details
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  • Simplify your pc with new navigation features like aero shake, jump lists, and snap
  • watch, pause, rewind, and record tv with windows media center
  • takes full advantage of 64-bit pc hardware and memory
Important Information About This Product
OEM software is intended for system builders and small OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) who manufacture computer systems and pre-install OEM system builder software onto those systems. It is not intended for purchase or installation by consumers. Please note that end-user technical support will be provided by the system builder and not by the manufacturer or the reseller (Amazon.co.uk). Click here for licence details and system builder obligations by manufacturer.

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  • This software is not intended for purchase or installation by consumers. Click here for licence details and system builder obligations by manufacturer.

System Requirements

  • Platform:   Windows
  • Media: DVD-ROM
  • Item Quantity: 1
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Product details

  • Product Dimensions: 20.3 x 17.8 x 2.5 cm
  • Delivery Destinations: Visit the Delivery Destinations Help page to see where this item can be delivered.
  • ASIN: B004Q0PT3I
  • Release Date: 30 Mar. 2011
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (459 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 158 in Software (See Top 100 in Software)
  • Discontinued by manufacturer: Yes

Product Description

Manufacturer's Description

Windows 7 Home Premium makes it easy to create a home network and share all of your favourite photos, videos, and music. And you can watch shows for free when and where you want with Internet TV on Windows Media Center. Get the best entertainment experience with Windows 7 Home Premium.

This product is an OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) package, and the licence governing the installation and use may not convey the same rights as a full retail package. OEM product packages may not contain the same printed documentation or bundled software and hardware which forms part of the full retail package. Prospective purchasers should make themselves aware of any such restrictions before purchasing.

Box Contains

  • Software DVD
  • Installation Guide
  • Supporting Documentation

  • Customer Reviews

    Most Helpful Customer Reviews
    175 of 179 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars Oem is enough for me 7 Dec. 2010
    By dadaddy
    Seems most of the reviews here are for windows 7 in general, not this specific product. I was a little worried when ordering this version of windows, this negative review stating u need an extra 2gb download to install and the tag of 'for system builders only' almost put me off. But I took the plunge and picked this up for my new rig and had no problems whatsoever.

    Things u should know:

    You can't use this oem version of windows to upgrade from a previous version. It is for completely new builds only.

    As it's an oem version you dont have any recourse with microsoft if u have problems, u have to take up any issues with the company that installed windows on your rig, I.e. You

    You still get all your updates as normal

    This version of windows is good for 1 pc only.

    So if you have a brand new pc with a clean hdd this oem version of windows will be fine for you, and pretty cheap to boot.
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    143 of 150 people found the following review helpful
    4.0 out of 5 stars When is a sytem builder not a system builder? 15 Nov. 2011
    Format:DVD-ROM|Verified Purchase
    Try and make head or tail of Microsoft's policy shift on the definition of a system builder. It used to be effectively "a builder of a system" but it appears now to be, depending upon where you read on their huge corporate site something akin to " a builder of a system for sale onto a third party". So if you build a system for your own use then it could be construed that you are not a sytem builder! If so, then to install this software on a PC that you have built for your own use appears to be technically illegal, but if you sell the machine to a 3rd party then it isn't. So that's cleared up that! The packaging also states that the preinstallation OPK package needs to be downloaded before installing Windows 7. Having read other reviews elsewhere it appears that this is not necessary and was certainly my experience.

    So, Windows 7 64-bit itself. There are so many reviews on the product itself, I won't add to the debate other than to say that when installed on an SSD drive, boot-up time from start to user account logon (including the system pause for BIOS entry option) is around 15-20 seconds. Following user account logon being entered, it takes around another 15 seconds to load and use. All in all, very pleased with Windows 7 and a vast improvemnt over Vista.
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    109 of 116 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars Windows 7 Home Premium review 12 Feb. 2012
    This product dose just what it says on the tin, can not believe I did not upgrade sooner,my original vista system was so slow compared with windows 7!!
    It is very easy to install I would defiantly recommend this to anyone who is undecided,go for it you will have no regrets.
    If you are doing a full install I would advise downloading windows easy transfer this really makes the job very simple make sure you gather your driver discs, eg. for printer, monitor etc.

    I was unsure about buying the OEM version over the Full version, as you only get one installation per serial number. But if, like me, you don't intent to be upgrading your motherboard anytime soon, this is the option for you, and its about £50 cheaper than the Full version.

    You can re-install it onto the same machine if you need to re-format for any reason, as long as no components have been changed. eg. CPU Motherboard etc.

    I hope this helps if you sitting on the fence.
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    19 of 20 people found the following review helpful
    By siskin
    Format:DVD-ROM|Verified Purchase
    My PC is a Quad Core Q6600 2.2GHz with 4Gb RAM, so five years old now, but still not poverty spec. It came with Vista 32-bit and while it was running OK on most things, it couldn't run the latest version of Photoshop, CS6. It would freeze and fail to zoom in ACR.

    I tried a new graphics card, but that made no difference. I was about to order a new £1K PC, when I saw the OEM version of Windows 7 64-bit on Amazon. I thought I'd have a go at installing the new OS and see if it made any difference. If it didn't, I thought that at least it would make the machine more usable for handing on to my sister. I knew that I'd be able to address the full installed 4Gb RAM, and thought that I might get some other minor speed gains.

    I was a bit worried about using an OEM version, but I needn't have, it installed quickly and easily, without any problems. The last time I installed a Windows OS was Windows 2000, and that was quite a faff. Installing Windows 7 couldn't have been easier, with nice simple GUIs to partition and format the drives etc. You no longer need to be a mega-geek to install! It was also much quicker than I expected to install.

    I'm amazed at how much faster my machine is running now, it's like having a brand new PC! It seems that Vista 32 was only getting about half the performance from the hardware. It boots much faster, and start up doesn't freeze you out for minutes like it did in Vista. I use Win7 at work, and put the performance down to a newer spec machine. I knew that Vista was slow, but not that slow.

    Anyway, CS6 ACR is now very usable, with only a hint of lag in some operations.

    My Windows Experience scores before and after show the gain in performance across the board:

    Processor 5.
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    5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars Best affordable legal option 14 Feb. 2013
    Format:DVD-ROM|Verified Purchase
    I got caught out by an online seller with an illegal copy of Windows; as I discovered after the usual "this copy of windows is not genuine" hassles.
    I cut my losses and decided to not risk a cheaper price again and bought this (especially as I intend to start my own business in a few months I want to be sure everything is legit)
    I did my research this time and got in touch with the online support team at Microsoft to help the decision between this OEM version and the full version (A good 150pound difference at the time of writing). As long as you understand that this copy will lock to your motherboard (so when that dies your windows copy goes with it) then this is an affordable way to be legal for a single PC. As I have just built my own PC for the first time and my kit is up to date this doesn't really worry me. I can still upgrade all my other hardware that will need doing first (ram, hard drives etc.)
    Two factors I found most important that came directly from Microsoft support...

    - They were perfectly happy for me to install this Windows OEM version on my self built PC.
    - They recommended Amazon as they are a certified seller of Windows (make sure you're not buying from the lower priced illegal sellers. How this isn't clamped down on by Amazon I don't know, I guess it's to difficult to police)

    As for the delivery etc... Amazon delivered as stated. I paid for the first class delivery and it was here the next morning. No fancy packaging but neat and secure. Great.

    As for Windows 7 Home Premium... I managed to build my own PC but I'm no tech pro. Seems great to me. I was considering the Pro or Ultimate version but decided both were unnecessary for my small business purposes. Piece of cake to install. Yum!
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