Why is Netflix saying I need Microsoft Silverlight?

It’s because your current browser version is out of date and uses the Microsoft Silverlight plug-in to play Netflix. Microsoft no longer supports this plug-in. To keep watching Netflix, you’ll need to update your browser to a version that supports HTML5: Microsoft Edge.

How do I watch Netflix with Silverlight?

If you want to watch Netflix on your PC, you will need to use Silverlight. “If you do not already have Microsoft Silverlight plug-in installed, you will be prompted to download and install the free plug-in for your web browser. Just follow the instructions to get started,” prompted Netflix.

Is Netflix still using Silverlight?

Netflix will drop Silverlight in favor of HTML5 for its browser-based streaming service, in part because Microsoft is ending support for its video plugin in 2021. Silverlight is also not compatible on certain browsers, like Safari on iOS or the Windows 8 “metro” mode.

Is Silverlight necessary?

Thanks! Silverlight hardly uses much disk space. Its not a requirement to have it installed, but as noted, some web pages utilize it for streaming multimedia content.

Do I still need Microsoft Silverlight?

Microsoft Silverlight will reach the end of support on October 12, 2021. Silverlight development framework is currently only supported on Internet Explorer 10 and Internet Explorer 11, with support for Internet Explorer 10 ending on January 31, 2020.

How do I enable Silverlight?

How to Enable Microsoft Silverlight in Internet Explorer

  1. Click on the “Tools” or “Settings” icon.
  2. Select “Manage Add-Ons”
  3. Select “Toolbars and extensions”. Zoom: 3. Select “Toolbars and extensions”.
  4. Set Show: to “all add-ons”
  5. Scroll to Microsoft Silverlight and set to enabled. Zoom: 5.

How do I get Silverlight?

If it is lost, it can be bought back from Sir Prysin for 500gp at Varrock palace. It can also be sold to the Wise Old Man for 80gp. It is possible to obtain multiple Silverlight swords by dropping them and buying more, or by getting it mounted in a player-owned house at level 42 Construction.

Does uninstalling Silverlight require a reboot?

To uninstall, just right-click the application and select remove. Nothing is left on your computer, and you don’t have to reboot. Installing and running Silverlight applications outside the browser does not put your computer at any additional risk.

Can I delete Silverlight?

Modern browsers don’t even work with Silverlight; Chrome and Firefox haven’t supported it for years, and it was never compatible with Edge. Silverlight is only officially supported in Internet Explorer, which Microsoft plans to retire in mid-2022. You won’t lose anything by uninstalling Silverlight.