Silverlight is Microsoft's cross-browser, cross platform plug-in for media experiences and rich interactive applications.

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Getting 1080p to Work on Netflix

As of recently, I've been having trouble getting HD to work on my Neflix. I use IE so I can stream in 1080p, but it seems the "HD" button on the Silerlight player has vanished and I evidently cannot ...
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What version of Silverlight do I need to install?

My company has an internal webapp to track some of our clients' information. This webapp uses Silverlight, but whenever I try to log in to it, I get the following error: [...
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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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Silverlight files in a 30-character-long folder in C:\

There's a folder in the root of my C drive with a 30-character-long, hexadecimal name. I've asked my colleagues about it, but none of them have this folder. Inside the folder are a few files: ...
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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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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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How to enable npapi in chrome without permission to change config

Is there a way to change enable npapi, that i need for silverlight in chrome without admin rights(Webpage Blocked ERR_BLOCKED_BY_ADMINISTRATOR) this chrome://flags/#enable-npapi doesn't work.
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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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Netflix on Kali in a crouton chroot

Hi I have been playing with Kali as a secondary chroot to my Ubuntu one, both are hosted under the Chrome OS shell. It is a c270 and has an Intel® Celeron. I swapped out iceweasel for Firefox, and ...
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Does Google Chrome support Silverlight?

Does Google Chrome support Silverlight? EDIT: I found the download site, ignored the announcement that my system might not support silverlight, downloaded it and tried to install it. It failed. I ...
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How to use NPAPI (Silverlight for Netflix etc) in Chrome after September 2015 (version 45 update)

Come September Google want npapi to RIP - https://www.chromium.org/developers/npapi-deprecation What is a good strategy to prevent Chrome from updating beyond version 44 or a similar workaround? ...
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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 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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How can I enable Silverlight in Google Chrome 42+?

I have Silverlight 5 installed on my Windows 8.1 64-bit computer. When I try to watch Amazon Instant Video I get a prompt telling me to install Silverlight for better quality. I also can't get ...
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Enable silverlight on the site

I was working with regexp on the site that works on silverlight. When I finished and wanted to copy final regexp, system asked me if I want to allow this app to write in my buffer. I automaticly ...
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Security Update for Microsoft Silverlight (KB3056819) failed

The Security Update for Microsoft Silverlight (KB3056819) update fails, and keeps popping up on every shutdown. This is very annoying. Now I have marked the update as "hidden", but that does not seem ...
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Chrome prompts to install silverlight even though it's already installed

On Windows XP box, SL5 was working in Chrome and IE8. Then, today, chrome prompts to install SL. Upon doing so, the SL install program says that the same version of SL is already installed. Chrome:...
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Netflix in Silverlight missing the HD option on one PC

This is Netflix on my laptop: This is Netflix on my desktop PC: Eagle-eyed viewers will notice that the HD button is missing from the latter, and the quality is poor. Actually, it does ...
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Retrieving videos from Temporary Internet Files

I am using a Silverlight application which saves videos under ~\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5 I want to copy these videos out for future viewing. Under Content....
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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 ...
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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: Un-...
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Silverlight 5.0 not being recognized as installed

I have moved some of my projects to a new computer Windows 8.1 with the same version of Visual Studios 2010. When I try to open the solution it says install the latest Silverlight Runtime version and ...
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Is there a Chromebook OS alternative to Silverlight for NOW TV [duplicate]

Can my Chromebook OS run films from NOW TV which seems to only use Silverlight, which is only available to install on Windows and Mac?
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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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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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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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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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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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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 http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=...
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Problems with Moonlight on Linux Mint

I am just started to using Linux Mint. I wanted to view a Microsoft Silverlight page, but, i needed Microsoft Silverlight. Microsoft redirected me, with my FireFox on Linux Mint, to Moonlight. I ...
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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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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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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 own,...
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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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Does Moonlight work on linux in Google Chrome?

I'm trying to install Moonlight, but I can only find instructions for setting it up in Firefox. And in the Ubuntu 10.04 repositories, I found a "moonlight-plugin-mozilla" package, but not "moonlight-...
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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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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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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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How can I play an online video in full screen AND type in a text editor at the same time?

I watch instructional videos that play in Silverlight such as the ones at http://windowsclient.net/learn. I watch them in full screen on my left monitor. While the video is playing, I want to be ...
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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 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 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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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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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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Convert PowerPoint to Flash or Silverlight? [closed]

I have a simple PowerPoint presentation and I would like to convert it to Flash or Silverlight. The presentation is a simple "Slide after Slide after Slide" and my first guess was to use OpenOffice ...
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How to create a dzi file for seadragon?

I am using deep zoom composer and on the documentation, they said that we could create dzi files. I was following the steps, but unfortunately, i was not able to create any dzi file... Here's the ...
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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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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 (...