A software license (or software licence in commonwealth usage) is a contract between a software publisher and a consumer who uses the software (end-user). A software license grants an end-user permission to use one or more copies of software in ways which would otherwise be prohibited by law.
Must be purchased along with the computer as a bundle
Not transferable, if the computer system is no longer useable it can not be transferred to another system. if you change the following parts: motherboard and the processor the oem software could no longer be used since it is considered to be a new computer system
Warranty for the servicing of problems rest on the seller of the computer set with the oem software
1. Can be purchased individually 2. Transferable up to 3 computer systems as long as it is not in use simultaneously 3. Warranty for servicing of problems rest with t he manufacturer of the fpp software.
Free Software - No Cost of Acquisition, Users may use the software but it could not be modified. Open Source Software – No Cost of Acquisition, users may use the software and modify it accordingly.
Microsoft Windows (XP or Vista) = Linux (Ubuntu or Linux Mint) Microsoft Office = Open Office Adobe Photoshop = Gimp Café Suit = Cyberia