.OEM File Extension

2 file types use the .oem file extension.
File Type 1

OEM Setup File

Developer Microsoft
3.5  |  6 Votes
Category Settings Files
Format Text

What is a OEM file?

Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) file used during the text-mode setup of Windows operating systems; contains a list of hardware components, files to copy for each hardware component, and a list of registry keys and values to create for each component.

More Information

OEM files are commonly used to bootstrap Windows operating systems load specific device drivers. A common OEM file that is used in Windows setup is called txtsetup.oem.

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Programs that open OEM files

Updated January 12, 2010
File Type 2

OEMEdit Save File

Developer McSherry Hardware UK
2.5  |  2 Votes
Category Data Files
Format N/A

What is a OEM file?

File created by OEMEdit, a program used for editing the OEM data on Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8 systems; saves manufacturer and system model information, a reference to a logo graphic, and optional support information (telephone number, etc.); can be used for applying the same system information across multiple computers.

More Information

You can apply an OEM edit by clicking the Save button on the OEMEdit interface. You can view the updated OEM information in the Windows Control Panel under System and Security → System.

NOTE: OEM files saved by OEMEdit do not use a filename prefix and are named .oem.

Programs that open OEM files

Updated June 18, 2012

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