What is a .OEM File And How To Open It – Microsoft (Easy Steps)

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Have you came across a file with the .oem extension and you don’t know what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .oem file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .OEM file?

The .OEM file extension stands for OEM Setup File. The development of this file was done by Microsoft. The format of this file is text, and it is a settings related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .oem file on 1 platform.

How to open a .OEM file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .OEM file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .OEM file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .oem file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Microsoft Windows software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .OEM file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Microsoft Windows software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .OEM file?

If you cannot open the .OEM file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .OEM file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .oem – McSherry Hardware UK. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .OEM file with the Microsoft Windows program on Windows.