Mozilla Firefox and Silverlight Plug-In

Content Raven's web application utilizes the Internet Plug-In application Microsoft Silverlight.

Summary of Silverlight application are available at the end of this article.

Depending on your Firefox browser settings, Firefox may have your Silverlight Plug-In set to "Never Activate"

There are 3 possible settings in Firefox for Internet Plug-In applications: "Always Activate", "Ask to Activate", or "Never Activate"

It is recommended that you go into your Firefox Add-Ons page and set Silverlight to "Always Activate". The process for Activating Firefox Add-ons is the same for Windows 7, Windows 8 and Mac OS.

Below are the steps to follow to Activate Silverlight in Firefox on Windows 7 OS.

Below is a screenshot showing Firefox 'Add-Ons' page.

If you choose to set your Silverlight to "Ask to Activate" here are screenshots of the messaging you will receive from Firefox.

Below are the steps to follow to Activate Silverlight in Firefox on Windows 8 OS.

Below is a screenshot showing Firefox 'Add-Ons' page on a Windows 8 system.

If you choose to set your Silverlight to "Ask to Activate" here are screenshots of the messaging you will receive from Firefox.

 Below are the steps to follow to Activate Silverlight in Firefox on Mac OS.

Below is a screenshot showing Firefox 'Add-Ons' page in Mac OS.

If you choose to set your Silverlight to "Ask to Activate" here are screenshots of the messaging you will receive from Firefox in Mac OS.

About Silverlight (This summary information comes directly from Microsoft's Silverlight web site.)

Microsoft Silverlight is a free web-browser plug-in that enables interactive media experiences, rich business applications and immersive mobile apps.

Silverlight works on all major OS's plus all major browsers, including Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, and yes, Internet Explorer.

http://www.microsoft.com/silverlight/what-is-silverlight/

Mozilla Firefox manages Internet Plug-In applications very tightly, and may not automatically activate a User installed plug-in. Firefox has 3 Plug-In settings that users can set their plug-in to in their add-ons. Here is a Firefox link explaining how they manage 'Add-Ons'.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/why-do-i-have-click-activate-plugins?as=u&utm_source=inproduct

 

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