v2 Extenders To Be Vista Only
Can't really say I'm surprised. With what little benefits come with Vista Media Center, they need everything they can to get people to upgrade. I'll admit, if my 360 didn't extend MCE2005, I probably would have upgraded by now.
Center Extender Platform Adaptation
Kit enables partners to build Extenders for use with Windows Vista.
Because Extender technology is a superset of the PlaysForSure device program,
these devices will also be able to connect to Windows Media Connect/Windows
Media Player Network Sharing running on Media Center 2005 PCs. They will not, however, connect to Media
Center 2005 as Extenders.”
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