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Unlicencing Windows 7 x86 via VAMT?

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Hi

We have VAMT 3.1 installed on our 2008 R2 server and its used for our licencing of clients.  We have a mixture of OEM (win7) & MAK (win7 & off2k10) keys in use.  
We are planning on upgrading the clients with an install of a newly built win7 x64 image.  

Im assuming as the clients that we're upgrading from Win7 x86 to x64 are still using the same MAK key?  If this is the case do we need to unlicence it (if we can?) or will it re-use the same licence automatically (providing the computer name is the same)?  Assume we can unlicence?

Thanks
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Adam Leinss
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