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In September 2013, Google announced its decision to move away from support for NPAPI (the Netscape Plugin Application Programming Interface). In Chrome 42 NPAPI is disabled by default, disallowing plugins like Silverlight and Java. Threat Report explains, "NPAPI’s 90s-era architecture has become a leading cause of hangs, crashes, security incidents, and code ...


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Wikipedia on Silverlight: Microsoft Silverlight is a web application framework with a scope similar to Adobe Flash. Version 2, released in October 2008, brought additional interactivity features and support for .NET languages and development tools. So basicly, it is a competitor to Flash that uses .NET languages and is more focused on developing ...


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Silverlight -- as of Silverlight 3: Another new and notable feature of Silverlight 3 is support for hardware acceleration. In Silverlight 1 and 2, all rendering was done in software, which meant that the performance of complex animations and video playback depended heavily on the capabilities of the host PC. Silverlight 3, however, can take advantage of ...


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Visual Studio Express doesn't come with any SQL Server Edition (either full or express). You will have to separately download SQL Express and install it. Don't worry about the integration, everything will be handled by the software. Install VS Express and then SQL Express. You are ready to rock and roll !!


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Great answer above, utilizing the override option in Chrome Flags. However, this will only work until September 2015 See Chromium Blog they write as follows; In September 2015 we will remove the override and NPAPI support will be permanently removed from Chrome. Installed extensions that require NPAPI plugins will no longer be able to load those ...


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The only reliable way to watch Netflix movies on Linux at the moment is to order the DVD. Netflix requires support for Silverlight 2, however Moonlight only supports Silverlight 1 technology at the moment. The roadmap says that beta support for Silverlight 2 will be debuted in September.


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TechCrunch: Silverlight 4 In Beta. Supports Google Chrome. Microsoft announced the availability of Silverlight 4 in beta at its Professional Developers Conference (PDC) today. Some of the new features include more fluid animations, Webcam, microphone and printing support, 200 percent faster start times than Silverlight 3, deep zoom and multi-touch ...


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Yes, Silverlight works perfectly fine in Chrome, at least on Windows. No need for any Dev Version or hackery, it works fine in both Chrome 3 and 4, and the released version of Silverlight 2, 3 or 4 Beta works. Go to http://silverlight.net/, click on Install, ignore the "Your Browser is not Supported" Warning and click on the Windows Download link to ...


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The installation of Silverlight itself requires admin privileges, so even if there was an .xpi installer it wouldn't really help. Note that you must have sufficient administrative privileges to install Silverlight.


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Are you running Internet Explorer in desktop mode or in tiled/"modern ui"/"metro" mode? Silverlight, and any other browser plugins, are disabled in Internet Explorer's tiled mode. Internet Explorer provides an add-on–free experience, so browser plugins don't load and any dependent content isn't displayed. However, Internet Explorer for the desktop ...


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Here is a little article I have been working on, and although it does not address your question directly, it might be useful. Just pay attention to the registry keys I mention and you can generally delete them, as well as the C:\Program Files\Application folder to trick the installers into think Everything You Wanted to Know about Add / Remove Programs in ...


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I recently had this issue also, after installing a Windows 7 VM for work. Having not used Windows for quite some time this was very annoying to me as well. I had a clean installation of Windows 7, upgraded to whatever the latest service pack is as of this writing and I'd refused to install Silverlight. However, it appears that Windows 7's service packs now ...


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The issue became clear to me when I hid Bing Desktop v1.3 and Bing Desktop 1.2 showed up next. Upon careful inspection I had noticed that the Silverlight updates are each with a different date. So lets say there are 10 Silverlight versions released. V10 will obsolete v1 through v9 and only v10 will show up. Choosing to hide v10 will cause v9 to show up, ...


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Sounds like you've got a corrupt installer file cached in your browser or proxy somewhere. Delete your temp files and browser's cached files and try the download again.


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Free PowerPoint to Flash Converter: Spring Free works within PowerPoint, transforming it into a fast and easy Flash authoring tool. It is compatible with any PowerPoint version 2000/XP/2003/2007 installed on a Windows machine. To create Flash files viewable on any device from your PowerPoint presentations, just install iSpring Free, open ...


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If you're familiar with .NET/IL Sourcecode: Locate the Silverlight .xap file and save it to your computer. Change the extension from .xap to .zip and open it. You'll find one or more Dlls. Take them, starting with the one looking like it's just for that Silverlight application. (You can probably skip thirdparty ones.) Disassemble that Dll with IL DASM or ...


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The answer to my problem was to remove SL receipts: sudo rm /private/var/db/receipts/com.microsoft.installSilverlightPlugin* Thanks to this thread: http://forums.silverlight.net/forums/p/151634/338848.aspx


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yes. I went to silverlight.net with it and it worked


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Flash doesn't work in 64-bit either. I think we have to resign ourselves to a 32-bit browser world for quite a while... So why haven't Mozilla and Google bothered to release official 64-bit browsers? For the same reason Microsoft hasn't bothered to produce a 64-bit version of its Silverlight plugin: nobody uses 64-bit browsers. That might sound like ...


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You can enter the following into the address box to deselect everything javascript:void(window.getSelection().removeAllRanges()) To make it easier to use, you can make it a bookmark. Control-click the bookmarks bar and choose Add page. In the Name field, enter Select None or something like that. In the URL field, copy and paste the javascript address ...


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What happens when you hit ESC?


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I have not tried this but maybe you could: Set up a virtual machine on your computer like Virtual Box Set your the virtual machine to full screen Run your YouTube or netflix videos in the virtual machine Work on your other computer.


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Just saw this: http://gizmodo.com/5370126/gpu+accelerated-flash-player-provides-smooth-hd-video-arrives-next-month


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[source] For Windows, download and install this patch as per the instructions here For Mac OS X (requires a windows PC): Goto /Library/Internet Plug-Ins/ Open* Flash Player.plugin In Flash Player.plugin goto Contents > PlugIns Open* FlashPlayer-{Your Mac OS Version}.plugin (Example: My file was "FlashPlayer-10.4-10.5.plugin" for Mac OS 10.5.5) In ...


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Google recommends RDP-ing to a remote machine that can run the silver light code ... http://support.google.com/chromeos/a/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=1290513 Sucky solution, but there you are.


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Silverlight 5 isn't supported on XP SP2, at least officially. You can see that only XP SP3 is mentioned in the Silverlight 5 Compatability chart (System requirements tab), whereas SP2 and SP3 are mentioned in Silverlight 4 Compatibility chart.


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With Chrome 43 I find that using the enable-npapi flag no longer helps to enable NPAPI plugins. While the flag remains in the chrome:// settings for version 43, and despite Google saying that from "Chrome version 45, you’ll need to use an alternate web browser to load content that requires a NPAPI plugin"1, it seems the move has already taken effect. 1: ...


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You can try IEOnChrome, an extension that emulates IE within Chrome, including Silverlight.


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I tried to find definitive system requirements for Silverlight but the info is pretty sparse. Check out the following requirements from the MSDN site - http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd833062%28v=VS.95%29.aspx This MSDN Blog gives additional detail - ...


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Open Internet Options in the Control Panel. Go to the Programs tab, select Manage add-ons. Click Silverlight in the list. In the bottom pane, there should be a link called "More information". This brings up a dialog with a list of sites you have allowed and banned the add-on on. Remove the one you accidentally denied from the list, go there and it should ask ...



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