Yeah PM me that link. The thing is VIsta does not have a Repair option at all. I can tell you that right out. MVP's are only a MVP for 1 year. So this person who is all about XP must have been a MVP back when XP was being worked on and has intensive knowledge of XP. Me i got my MVP last year and was heavy into the Vista stuff. That is why i know so much about Vista and have some knowledge of Windows 7 already.
If i get MVP again who knows. It is done before April and i have not gotten any info. I hope to get it again but i will have to go on a massive download from MSDN soon to make sure i get everything from them.
Yes Paul Thurrott is not a good source. Many people will tell you that. He thinks he has all sorts of inside info but his intel always come out wrong or just plain out off. He has been close on a few things and right on a couple things. But for the most part. Dont take him at his word. You will be the one upset in the end.
As of right now the only real information out there is what i have stated. That is all that is even known among the MVP's to date.
Windows 7 was strictly 64 Bit at first.
Windows 7 now is both 32 Bit and 64 Bit.
Windows 7 is using the Mini Me kernel. ( I know this is not the real name of the Kernel but it sounds so much more fun)
As for anything else. It is purely speculation. If any Os after this is 32 Bit is not known. It depends on if they go with the dual route again here. If they release Windows 7 as 32 Bit i bet the next one will be half and hald as the outcry will be the same.
Anything other than this i would take with a grain of salt cause it has not been stated or released from Microsoft officially otherwise.
I would give more but i am under NDA not to.