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Windows 7: What about Silverlight?

18 Jan 2010   #1
Token

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 
What about Silverlight?

I see SilverLight is a recommended update... Is this worth having? Is it used anywhere besides Microsoft websites?


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18 Jan 2010   #2
mxosder16

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Silverlight is used for Netflix movies as well as a slow integration to other websites. I say it's worth the update for sure
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19 Jan 2010   #3
valtonray

Windows 7 Ultimate Signature Edition
 
 

it isn't widespread but as mentioned netflix and a few other sites also use it, and it doesn't have a noticeable impact on performance so go ahead and grab it. i did read however that ms may be shutting down the silverlight project in the future, but they are still actively working on the next build so the source could be wrong
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19 Jan 2010   #4
surfasb

Windows 7
 
 

Might as well download it.
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19 Jan 2010   #5
Fantail

7 x64 | 7 x64
 
 

I didn't care much for Netflix online movie feature untill Silverlight entered the 'picture'.
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