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The message told me, “Unable to install Silverlight.”
I clicked for “More information”:
According to the error code, it “installed successfully”. Hmmmm!
What is Silverlight? What does it do? Why would I want it?
Slightly techy answer: It's like Adobe Flash but from Microsoft.Less techy answer with marketing bullshit: It's an exciting Microsoft technology which enables rich web content and media.In other words: Microsoft's new thing for developers to use to make websites look pretty and stream video.When it's needed, I imagine you shouldnt' really have to "do" anything to get it, it'll probably just turn up, or "suggest" you into installing it.
It has already 'suggested' I might like it. I ignored the suggestion. I'm sure I've got Flash kicking about here somewhere...I don't need anymore shit on this thing, it's slow enough as it is...
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