Yes, I read that also. It's tough to infer exactly what the mean by hardware other than the specified microphone. I hope that hardware doesn't mean a drive, because then in may be a bundled version.
In the context of Window's OSs, OEM must be sold with hardware such as MBs, CPUs, HDDs.
I've seen OEM versions of Nero (5.5) sold at the travelling LA Computer Fair for $10.
Number of burners bought in 2003: 3