The impact on you at home: If you're running a Windows-based HTPC that relies on Windows Media Center do not upgrade it to Windows 10. If your current HTPC is on its last legs then you'd better pick-up a Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 PC quickly (plus the WMC media pack if you opt for the latter). If you don't mind losing Media Center, something like the Plex Media Server may suit your needs. You could also look at XBMC, which works on Windows and Linux, including the Raspberry Pi.
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