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Microsoft Silverlight is a cross-browser, multi-environment plug-in that delivers the next generation of Microsoft .NET–based media experiences and rich interactive applications for the web. This article describes Silverlight 4 general distribution release version 4.0.51204.0. This update was released on December 15, 2010.
This update fixes the following issues.
Issue 1Foreign diacritical marks are not displayed in a TextBox control or in a RichTextBox control in an Out-of-Browser (OOB) application on a Macintosh computer.
Note A diacritic is a special mark added to a letter to indicate a different pronunciation, stress, tone, or meaning. Acute and grave accents, tildes, and cedillas are examples of diacritics.
Issue 2Before you apply this update, a Silverlight 4 OOB application can enable an update only when the application is signed by matching certificates that have not expired.
This update relaxes this restriction. After you apply the update, an OOB application can enable an update if the following conditions are true:
Installation informationThis update is available from the following sources.
Microsoft Silverlight siteThe Silverlight installer includes all earlier updates in addition to this update. To install the latest version of Silverlight, visit the following Microsoft website:
Microsoft UpdateThis update is also available to users of Microsoft Update. If you have an earlier version of Silverlight installed, this update will be offered as “Update for Microsoft Silverlight (KB 2477244).”
Note This update will be detected by Microsoft Update Agent if "Update for Microsoft Silverlight (KB 2477244)" is suitable for your computer. If you want to download it manually, visit the following Microsoft website:
Get Microsoft Silverlight
How to uninstall SilverlightTo uninstall Silverlight, visit the following Microsoft website, and then click Uninstall Silverlight:
How to hide this update so that it does not appear again
Windows Vista and Windows 7
For more information about Silverlight, visit the following Microsoft websites:
Silverlight developer resourcesTo report issues about this update, or to send any feedback to Microsoft Silverlight develop team, submit an item from the following Microsoft website:
Microsoft ConnectThe third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, about the performance or reliability of these products.