I've noticed on ebay that there of OEM versions of Nero 8 and I wondered if anyone knew whether this was ok to buy and use. Firstly I've no idea what OEM stands for and secondly is it the same as the proper version of Nero 8 that you buy from the shops.
Apparently it turns out that my version of nero 8 that I've been using isn't original, my computer is brand new but a friend of mine installed nero 8 on it for me.
But now whenever I come to watch a film etc. it always comes up with a message asking me to activate my version of nero or verification, sorry I'm not at my home computer at the moment. When I pressed it to do it over the internet it told me that I am using a pirated version of nero but that I could do something to upgrade to the proper version of nero. But if I don't press that and just click close then I can carry on using nero until I go to play another file and then it comes up again, very annoying.
The main thing is though that I can't convert / copy / burn files using nero only watch videos.
Can anyone tell me if the OEM versions of nero are any good and if they have all the same things as the proper version. They all state that they are legit except that I wouldn't be able to get updates. Is this any good to buy or should I just buy the proper version from the shops.
I know most of you all use imageburn but I've always used nero and it seems to suit my few needs and very limited knowledge perfectly, when it works that is.
I'd very much appreciate any help or advice that you could give me.