How did MS Silverlight get installed on my PC

July 30, 2010 at 21:24:43
Specs: Windows XP
I would like to know what Microsoft Silver light is ^ how did it get on my computer & how can I take it off.
I understand it's a 3 gig program.
Thank you

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#1
July 31, 2010 at 06:29:35

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#2
July 31, 2010 at 06:36:54
Question 1: I would like to know what Microsoft
Silver light is ...

Answer: In a nutshell, MS silverlight is the equivalent of adobe flash player.

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Question 2: how did it get on my computer?

Answer: You probably downloaded it as an optional download when you downloaded something from the internet. Next time, pay close attention to the page before clicking on the "Install Now" button. You could have remove the checkmark next to Install Silverlight if you didn't want it.

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Question 3: how can I take it off ?.

Answer: Follow M$ instructions HERE

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Question 4: I understand it's a 3 gig program.

Answer: Are you certain it is a 3GB program without your adding any video streaming to Silverlight folder?

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#3
August 1, 2010 at 02:23:15
i DID TRY TO DOWN LOAD Adobe FLASH PLAYER BECAUSE i KEPT GETTING A MESSAGE FROM Firefox THAT i NEEDED TO INSTALL IT.

However, I do not remember seeing anything about Silverlight.
Thank you for the rely.
Dixie Lee


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