Windows 10: Silverlight Question

  1.    24 Jan 2016 #1

    Silverlight Question


    New computer with Windows 10 wants to update Silverlight. I am not familiar with this program so I ran a search but the explanation is still "Greek" to me. What is Silverlight and do I need it or need to update it? Thanks.
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    Dual Boot 10 Pro v1607 10 Pro rs2 build 14971
       24 Jan 2016 #2

    Silverlight is a Microsoft program. It is like adobe flash. It is fine to update it.
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  3.    24 Jan 2016 #3

    Thanks John.
    JohnC said: View Post
    Silverlight is a Microsoft program. It is like adobe flash. It is fine to update it.
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       24 Jan 2016 #4

    bagiocop said: View Post
    New computer with Windows 10 wants to update Silverlight. I am not familiar with this program so I ran a search but the explanation is still "Greek" to me. What is Silverlight and do I need it or need to update it? Thanks.
    If your plan is to use Edge as your default browser, I'd recommend that you do NOT install Silverlight. Edge is not going to support Silverlight. They are not going to play well with each other.

    If you are using IE11 as default, then by all means install Silverlight.
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  5.    24 Jan 2016 #5

    Thanks for the info. I use Chrome. This Windows 10 stuff is too complicated.
    davidhk said: View Post
    If your plan is to use Edge as your default browser, I'd recommend that you do NOT install Silverlight. Edge is not going to support Silverlight. They are not going to play well with each other.

    If you are using IE11 as default, then by all means install Silverlight.
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