No key required during upgrade

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    The Windows X media tool has been posted and I just want to clear up one issue... if you download X as an iso then burn it to usb and install it over a windows machine (7 in my test) that already has the gwx then if does NOT ask for a key during that upgrade process.
     

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    I used the tool to download wX as an iso then burned it to usb with Rufus and installed in on my old W7 machine from the setup icon within windows... I can only assume the warning about needing a key is for installing onto a blank hdd but thats not something I have tested yet.
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    I just started the download from msdn and got myself a key too although if it doesn't ask for one then I'll use there's... Weird upgrade process indeed.
     
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    Well the last of my systems just upgraded to Windows X and I’m off to bed now guys… fyi just when you think Microsoft has stopped being twits and it's safe to do unattended installs again.
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    Good thing they got me to press "ok" or I could have gone to bed an hour ago without knowing not to do something to stop the install?
     
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    Goodnight Graham sleep tight mate..
     

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