FileHippo updates

  Paddylad 19:03 11 Sep 10

File Hippo has been informing me for some time now thay there is an update awaiting my attention. It's called Silverlight. I don't have it on my PC (to my knowledge), and I don't know it's function, I've seatched Program Filed, Add/Remove programs and would like to ask for guidance in trying any other method of locating it, and getting rid of the message. Can anyone help please. Many thanks in advance.

Nearly forgot, I've got XP Pro,SP3.

  birdface 19:06 11 Sep 10

It will be on Add remove but you will probably have to tick updates.
It is a Microsoft thing not sure if anyone actually needs it or not but they try and get everyone to download it.

  Paddylad 19:17 11 Sep 10

Not in Add/Remove but you gave a great clue. I've been looking for Silverlight, when I should have been looking for Microsoft Silverlight. I found it as exactly that in Program Files. Now to find out what it does and go on from there. You've been a great help. Thank you.

  rdave13 19:35 11 Sep 10

Silverlight is a 'type' of flash player you'll need when sites use silverlight instead of flash.
You don't 'need' either but your browsing will suffer.

  Paddylad 22:20 11 Sep 10

Thanks mate, good info.

  rdave13 22:24 11 Sep 10

Best I can do, ta for reply.

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