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

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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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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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Capturing Silverlight streaming

Does anybody know if there is an effective way to catch the streamed output of Silverlight and saving it to the Hard disk (in any format) without using screen capturing tools?
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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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What is Silverlight and how is different from flash? Why should I install it?

I went Microsoft's website and in order to see some videos is requests me to install Silverlight? Is there any benefit? I don't really feel like installing a plugin from Microsoft, but I wonder is ...
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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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Is there a way to watch Netflix on Linux?

I'm trying to get Netflix to work on a Ubuntu box; Moonlight looked like it could run Netflix, but the version i tried(1.0.1) didn't work. Has anyone gotten this to work?
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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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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 ...