This update includes security and reliability improvements. This update broadens support for Unicode characters, especially for the GB18030 character set for China. This update is backward-compatible with applications that were created against earlier versions of Silverlight.
Installation informationThis 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:
This 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 974331)."
This update is also available on Microsoft Update through Microsoft Windows Server Update Services (WSUS).
If a computer has an earlier version of Microsoft Silverlight installed, this update will be offered as "Update for Microsoft Silverlight (KB 974331)."
If a computer does not have Silverlight installed, this update will be offered by the latest Silverlight 3.0 installer as "Update for Microsoft Silverlight (KB 974331)."
Silverlight 3.0 contains an auto-updating mechanism. By default, this mechanism is turned off in the WSUS package. Future updates will be provided through WSUS updates.
Article ID: 974331 - Last Review: Jul 26, 2012 - Revision: 1