How to install Microsoft Silverlight?

Answered by Jason Smith

To install Microsoft Silverlight, you can follow these step-by-step instructions:

1. Visit the official Microsoft Silverlight website: Firstly, go to This is the official website where you can download and install Silverlight.

2. Click on the “Click to Install” button: On the website, you will see a button that says “Click to Install.” Click on this button to initiate the download process.

3. Run the downloaded file: Once you click on the “Click to Install” button, a file will be downloaded to your computer. Locate this file and double-click on it to run the installer.

4. Approve any security prompts: Depending on your computer’s security settings, you may encounter prompts asking for permission to run the installer. Approve these prompts to proceed with the installation.

5. Click “Install Now”: After the installer is launched, you will be presented with the option to install Silverlight. Click on the “Install Now” button to begin the installation process.

6. Wait for the installation to complete: The installer will now start installing Silverlight on your computer. This may take a few minutes, so be patient and allow the installation process to complete.

7. Restart your browser: Once the installation is finished, it is recommended to restart your web browser to ensure that Silverlight is properly integrated. Close all open browser windows and relaunch your browser.

After following these steps, you should have successfully installed Microsoft Silverlight on your computer. You can now use Silverlight to access and interact with Silverlight-enabled websites and applications.

Please note that Microsoft Silverlight is no longer actively supported, and many modern web browsers have phased out support for Silverlight. Therefore, it is advisable to consider alternative technologies for web browsing and application development.