Re: get real ... it works great
It went like a dream in less than 1.5 hour
And what would you have done if it had gone titsup? A major OS update is not a trivial exercise, and by doing it the way they did it denied people the chance to make a backup first. MS doesn't exactly have a clean history when it comes to updates.
Out of interest, did you have to agree to new Terms & Conditions? If so, did you actually read them?