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Article ID: 955011 - Last Review: November 2, 2013 - Revision: 3.0

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An update is available for Microsoft Silverlight 2 Beta 2. This update offers a new build that is an upgrade to earlier Silverlight 2 builds. This update is included in current Silverlight installers. If your computer does not have Silverlight installed, the installer will be offered to you by Microsoft Update or by Windows Server Update Services (WSUS).

This update improves stability, media streaming, and the auto-update component. This update also improves support for Mozilla Firefox 3.

Installation information

This update is available from the following sources.

Microsoft Silverlight site

The Silverlight installer includes all previous updates in addition to this update. To install the latest version of Silverlight 2, visit the following Microsoft Silverlight Web site: (

Microsoft Update

This update is also available to users of Microsoft Update. If you have an earlier version of Microsoft Silverlight 2 Beta 2 installed, you will be offered this update as "Critical Update for Microsoft Silverlight 2 (KB 955011)."

Silverlight 2 contains an auto-updating mechanism. By default, this mechanism is disabled in the WSUS package. Future updates will be provided through WSUS updates.

More information

Microsoft Silverlight is a cross-browser, multi-environment plug-in that intends to deliver the next generation of Microsoft .NET–based media experiences and rich interactive applications for the Web.

Applies to
  • Microsoft Silverlight for Windows
  • Microsoft Silverlight for Macintosh
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