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How to download Pluralsight videos?

Someone must have a streamlined way to pull down Pluralsight videos without using a mobile device or screen capture utility. In the middle of watching a video, Pluralsight's site went down... they ...
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Visual studio 2010 installation to use silverlight application

I have to learn working on Silver light application of VS2010. I have never used VS Studio before. When i try to install VS 2010 from this link ...
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Unable to install Silverlight out of browser application

On my machine when I try to install a silverlight out of browser application nothing happens. The expected result is a file "application.app" in download folder. However it doesn't happen. I tried ...
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Loading HTTP resources with HTTPS connection in Chrome

I'm using Chrome 32.0.1700.107 m on a private site which I can't modify. The page contains Silverlight content, exactly like this SO post: ...
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Why does Internet Explorer repeatedly prompt to reinstall Silverlight?

Internet Explorer 11 repeatedly tells me I need to install Silverlight. However, I have already installed (and uninstalled and reinstalled) Silverlight several times with no success. I have even ...
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Configure silverlight and flash to play though different sound devices

I have a multi-monitor setup I use at home for TV where my wife is watching mainly YouTube. I would like to watch Netflix at the same time, but have the sound output to headphones for Netflix. ...
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Silverlight application shows blank screen only

I am trying to run the Pluralsight Offline Player but it shows a blank screen only. The application does not hang, it still reacts on right-click, so I can e.g. access the Silverlight settings. The ...
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Netflix (Silverlight) Crashing after 30 seconds

For some reason Silverlight is crashing when I watch Netflix. It plays about 30 seconds then just stops, about 30 seconds later I get an alert saying the plugin stopped responding. I have tried: ...
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How can I get Silverlight + Amazon Instant Video to work with my browser's proxy?

I have a VPN subscription which has an HTTP proxy service. I use Chrome on Windows 7, and I have my proxy set up through the proxy switchysharp extension. Basically, it works. Sites are detected with ...
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Is Silverlight 5 compatible with Windows XP SP2?

So, is Silverlight 5 compatible with Windows XP SP2? I've searched around. Some say it is, some say it isn't some even say it depends on whether you run on 32 or 64 bit architecture. Anybody knows?
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Why doesn't the silverlight plugin quit after I close a Netflix tab in my browser?

When I close a Netflix tab on my browser (Chrome), the Silverlight plugin process stays running. I can quit it manually using Activity Monitor (I'm on OS X), but it would be nice if it quit on its ...
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Why Is SkyDrive Asking For Permission to Run npctrl.dll?

I'm running Windows 8.1 Pro Preview. For some strange reason whenever I visit https://skydrive.live.com/ with the Desktop Version of IE11 Preview (11.0.9431.181), I get prompted with this message: ...
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Is there a way to download videos from Channel 9?

I am trying to download this video: http://channel9.msdn.com/Shows/Going+Deep/Expert-to-Expert-Contract-Oriented-Programming-and-Spec But the WMV link doesn't work if you click "Save As". ...
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How to force uninstall a software that is installed by MSI package?

Now my computer's Silverlight 5.1.10411.0 (x64) cannot be uninstalled because the MSI package is missing, how can I force it to uninstall? The reason that I want to do this is that I cannot redownload ...
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Is it possible that update of (MS) security essentials is blocking ports while updating?

Seem to have encountered an issue that I can't really resolve. I have a client trying to write to a stream on port 4530. This is a system running constantly, and when I got back to work monday ...
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Silverlight on Chromebook

In spite of being a dead-end technology, there are a couple of apps built using Microsoft Silverlight that I have to use. I'm mostly migrated to using a Chromebook full-time, but these couple of apps ...
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Silverlight doesn't work on Windows 8

I'm running Windows 8 and Internet Explorer 10. I installed Silverlight, but for some reason it doesn't work and Silverlight contents never show up. I tried to install it once again and I get a ...
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Silverlight crashing in Google Chrome?

I've used this site before and had no problems. A few days ago Chrome starting acting up and I couldn't open Chrome at all. I unistalled / reinstalled it and now the site doesn't work for me anymore. ...
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Where is the white/blacklist for Enhanced Protected Mode sites?

I misunderstood this dialog and clicked Always ignore (I was thinking clicking Disable would disable Silverlight, not Enhanced Protected Mode). I want to allow the dll to run because I think it's ...
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Volume keys not working after installing Silverlight

I downloaded Silverlight for Safari to use Netflix. This download has caused my MacBook's volume keys to become non-functional, although I can still change volume through the icon in the menu bar ...
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Silverlight hardware-accelerated playback is greyed-out - How do I enable it?

I am trying to play Netflix videos (which only play via Silverlight), but they play choppy because Silverlight's hardware-accelerated playback is disabled. (video playback on WMP11 and VLC is ...
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Disable “press 'esc' to exit full screen” in flash videos

This is not a duplicate of this question I watch videos on YouTube, Netflix, etc. Whenever I enter full-screen mode, I get the annoying "You've entered full screen mode. Press 'esc' to exit full ...
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Silverlight Version 4 latest build for Win7 64bit and WinXP 32bit

I have a requirement where a few people need the latest version of Silverlight 4 installed. I know the latest version is 5.xx... but apparently with some new software we're having installed we have ...
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Browser / silverlight configuration

We've got a locked down Panasonic Toughbook running a WPF program with an IE browser control. This control hosts a webpage that enables webcam access for the application. The first time the app is ...
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Can't install Silverlight on Windows XP SP3 - any ideas how to?

I tried all to install the Silverlight: clean install, uninstalling the Silverlight with following registry clean-up by the CCleaner as well as all methods How to clean a corrupted Silverlight ...
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How do I tell Windows to shut up about Silverlight?

The problem is described well here, so I won't repeat it; but basically, hiding the Silverlight update the naive way doesn't work. So the question is -- how do I tell Windows to shut up about ...
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Silverlight deployment on networks with high restrictions

I have a situation where a product I am developing requires Silverlight 5.x and the target audience includes users on remote sites. The users are of varying experience but for the most part it is ...
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Silverlight not working

For some reason my system is failing to identify that there is an instance of silverlight already installed on my system and I am not sure why it is behaving this way. I have been using silverlight ...
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Where is the moov atom in silverlight?

I monitored my network traffic to find the stream URL for silverlight video. When I opened that URL with VLC it didn't find moov atom and wasn't able to stream. Could moov atom be in silverlight ...
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Streaming movies from Windows Home Server 2011 to iPad

Is there a way to Stream movies from my Remote website to the iPad? I gave it a try and was able to log in and view all my files however, when trying to stream i get an error saying Silverlight is not ...
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Microsoft Visual C# 2010 Express error loading Silverlight

What's going on?: After selecting Silverlight Navigation with Accent Color from Online Templates in Microsoft Visual Studio C# 2010 Express, I am receiving the following error message. Error: ...
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silverlight crash on google chrome and mac osx

I'm running google chrome (15.0.874.121) on mac os/x 10.5.8 (leopard). I get the following message on a site using microsoft silverlight to display videos: Silverlight doesn't seem up to date ...
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Where can I get Microsoft Pivot?

Does anyone know whatever happend to microsoft live labs pivot. Where can I download it? Couldn't find anything on the web. The official site redirects to bing 404 page. Seems like Microsoft has ...
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Which default Database Systems come installed in Microsoft VS2010 Express?

Appreciate all advice 0n the following questions Which database systems (Ms SQL 2008, MS SQL Compact, or others) comes installed with VS2010 Express edition. SQL Server 2008 R2 Express is free, can ...
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How can I download Silverlight videos and convert to FLV format?

Is there any way to download Silverlight videos and convert them into FLV format?
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Uninstall and/or repair Silverlight installation

I have a problem with Silverlight. I keep getting a Silverlight update (KB2512827) via Windows Update, although I already installed it a hundred times by now. I install it, the installation is ...
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download video from a website that uses silverlight to stream live stuff?

since it's silverlight, probably rtmpdump etc are out of the way (correct me if I am wrong.) There are tons of software to download flash, but it's silverlight... and live! I am already aware about ...
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Is Silverlight much slower than Flash or is it the site?

I try to watch this video made in silverlight: http://channel9.msdn.com/events/MIX/MIX10/EX15 Problem is after a few minutes it completely stops. Rarely happens with Flash. What's the cause ? ...
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How do I start silverlight on netflix in full screen automatically?

I know that there this great big button that I can click for full screen on the bottom left of the screen. What I'm doing though is launching the direct movie/tv episode in chrome from XBMC using ...
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Keep silverlight video in full screen in a dual monitor configuration [duplicate]

I have a silverlight video playing in the second monitor attached to my laptop. I want to work on my laptop screen and want silverlight video to remain in full screen mode. Is there some ...
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Chrome Browser and Silverlight

When I visit this page I get an error stating "Silverlight for your browser is not Officially Supported" . If I click the image on the error page it links to a page indicating Silverlight is ...
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Macbook Pro Fall 2010 (i7): Excessive Heat with Netflix playback

When I watch Netflix on Safari or Chrome on OS X Snow Leopard (with the latest version of Silverlight), the computer gets fairly hot. Is this a problem with the way Silverlight is programmed for OS ...
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Why does installing moonlight require access to all data on my computer? How concerned should I be?

When attempting to install Moonlight This is very concerning. This seems like something that our IT group would want to ban. I don't understand why anyone would agree to this. How concerned should ...
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Firefox not recognizing Silverlight 4 plugin?

This is a strange situation that I'm working on to get Netflix working again for my brother. He has a MacBook (2.4Ghz, 2GB, running 10.5.8) and is running Firefox 3.6.15 (downloaded today). When ...
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Streaming Netflix on my CR-48

I'm running Chrome OS on my CR-48. I know Chrome OS doesn't currently support Silverlight and thus doesn't support Netflix but I'd like to give it a shot anyway. What about playing it on my PC and ...
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Netflix watch instantly doesn't stay fullscreen anymore

I've been using netflix on fullscreen on my secondary monitor, and the first time I used it, it asked if I wanted to stay in fullscreen when I switched applications, I said yes, and it worked like ...
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Choosing a Laptop for (Silverlight) Game Development

I use FlatRedBall for Silverlight game development (casual, Flash-style games). I'm toying with the idea of getting a laptop to develop during my commute (~4 hours per day). Probably on Windows XP, ...
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Can one bypass silverlight for watching videos?

There is this one site that is using Silverlight to stream videos. I dislike Silverlight a lot, because the plugin is always "not up-to date" and I need to update it all the time. Is there any way to ...
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Cannot download silverlight-embedded Microsoft Project 2010 demo videos

I need to download the demo videos at my office so that I can view it later at home since I have slow internet connection there but it seems to be no way to download the videos at this site, and other ...
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How do I set Silverlight to auto-update on OS X?

Is there a way to have Silverlight automatically install updates without user interaction? I'm running Boxee on a Mac Mini, and I make heavy use of the Netflix app. However, when I start watching a ...