Description of Windows 95 OEM Service Release 1

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This article describes Windows 95 OEM Service Release 1.
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Windows 95 OEM Service Release 1 is version 950a of Windows 95, providedto original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) for preinstallation oncomputers meant to be sold in the retail channel or to corporatecustomers. This is not a new version of Windows 95. OEM Service Release 1is Windows 95 with Microsoft Internet Explorer 2.0 and the fixes andcomponents included with Microsoft Windows 95 Service Pack 1 included.The updated and additional tools provided with Windows 95 Service Pack 1are not included in OEM Service Release 1.

If you are able to determine that some of the fixes and componentsincluded with Windows 95 Service Pack 1 are installed on a computer,but you are not sure whether they were installed by Windows 95 ServicePack 1 or OEM Service Release 1, double-click Add/Remove Programs inControl Panel. If Windows 95 Service Pack 1 appears in the list ofinstalled programs, then the fixes and components were most likelyinstalled by Windows 95 Service Pack 1. If Windows 95 Service Pack 1 doesnot appear in the list of installed programs, then they were most likelyinstalled by OEM Service Release 1.

NOTE: You can install Windows 95 Service Pack 1 over OEM Service Release1. If you do so, the fixes and components are most recently installed byWindows 95 Service Pack 1, but you are also running OEM Service Release 1.In addition, note that the Tweak UI component of the Windows 95 Power Toyscan be used to remove Windows 95 Service Pack 1 from the list of installedprograms that appears when you double-click Add/Remove Programs in ControlPanel. If you do so, Windows 95 Service Pack 1 does not appear in the listof installed programs even though the fixes and components were installedby Windows 95 Service Pack 1.

OEM Service Release 1 is not available for download or purchase fromMicrosoft by retail customers. All the functionality provided with OEMService Release 1 can be obtained by installing Windows 95 Service Pack 1.For information about Windows 95 Service Pack 1, please see the followingarticle in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
142794 Availability of Microsoft Windows 95 Service Pack 1
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