This update includes functional, performance, reliability, and security improvements. This update is backward-compatible with applications that were created by using earlier versions of Silverlight.
Issues that are fixed by this update
Issue 1This update improves the native extensibility of media stream source that uses the Silverlight technology and the Expression Encoder.
Issue 2This update enables new Add Row functionality in the Silverlight DataGrid control.
Issue 3This update enables you to increase the isolated storage size through registry keys or Group Policy settings.
Issue 4This update improves the startup performance of applications on a computer that enables the Silverlight technology.
Issue 5This update adds the mouse wheel support for out of browser applications on a computer that is running a Mac operating system.
Issue 6This update resolves a security issue. Playback of PlayReady-protected content through a remote desktop connection or a terminal session is now disabled.
Fixed various memory leaks including:
- Memory leaks that occur when mouse capture is used. For example, memory leaks that occur when you use CaptureMouse() in drag-and-drop scenarios. For more information, see the following Microsoft Silverlight forums discussion.
- Memory leaks that occur when UserControl cannot be garbage-collected because it contains inline data template. For more information, see the following Microsoft Silverlight forums discussion.
Installation informationThis update is available from the following sources.
Microsoft Silverlight siteThe Silverlight installer includes all previous 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 2164913)."
Article ID: 2164913 - Last Review: Mar 29, 2017 - Revision: 3