Update for Microsoft Silverlight, February 18, 2009

Applies to: SilverlightSilverlight


An update is available for Microsoft Silverlight. This update offers a new build that is an upgrade to earlier versions of Silverlight. 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 includes stability improvements in media and in accessibility. This update is backward-compatible with applications that were created against earlier versions of Silverlight.

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, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

Microsoft Update

This update is also available to users of Microsoft Update. If you have an earlier version of Silverlight installed, you will be offered this update as "Update for Microsoft Silverlight (KB 960353)."

Silverlight 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 of rich interactive applications for the Web.