Windows Media Center being part of Windows Embedded Standard 7 could be a very good thing for media center users. It means that Windows Media Center could be on set-tops and connected TVs. It also might provide the extender functionality that Windows Media Center fans have been waiting for. CableCard has been making promising steps forward. Windows 7 added some really nice features to media center. Getting devices that act as extenders might be that last piece to push whole home DVR.