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Microsoft Silverlight 2 SDK


Microsoft Silverlight 2 SDK is a program developed by Microsoft. The software installer includes 37 files and is usually about 2.27 MB (2,381,824 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 44% of users of Microsoft Silverlight 2 SDK come from the United States, it is also popular in United Arab Emirates and AL.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft sdks\silverlight\v2.0\reference assemblies
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{370BBA05-01E7-4BCC-9B38-E85DB8E13E11}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.27 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Silverlight 2 SDK

  • agcore.dll - Microsoft (R) Silverlight (Microsoft agcore dll)
  • npctrlui.dll - 2.0.31005.0
  • system.windows.dll
  • coreclr.dll - Microsoft® Silverlight (Microsoft .NET Runtime Common Language Runtime - WorkStation)
  • microsoft.visualbasic.dll - Visual Basic Runtime Library
  • mscorlib.dll - Microsoft Common Language Runtime Class Library
  • mscorrc.dll - Microsoft .NET Runtime resources
  • silverlight.configuration.exe - Microsoft® Silverlight Configuration Utility
  • silverlight.configurationui.dll - Microsoft® Silverlight Configuration Utility Resources
  • system.core.dll - .NET Framework
  • system.dll
  • system.net.dll - Silverlight Network Class Library - System.Net.dll
  • system.runtime.serialization.dll
  • system.servicemodel.dll
  • system.servicemodel.web.dll
  • system.windows.browser.dll - Silverlight System.Windows.Browser
  • system.xml.dll
  • npctrl.dll - Silverlight Plug-In
  • microsoft.visualbasic.resources.dll - Microsoft(R) Silverlight
  • mscorlib.resources.dll
  • system.resources.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npctrl.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npctrl.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npctrl.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Ag Player' with a plugin key of '@Microsoft.com/NpCtrl,version=1.0' for all users of the PC.

How do I remove Microsoft Silverlight 2 SDK?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Silverlight 2 SDK from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Microsoft Silverlight 2 SDK from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Microsoft Silverlight 2 SDK, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Microsoft Silverlight 2 SDK.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Microsoft Silverlight 2 SDK you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 8 17%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.33%
Windows XP 25.00%
Windows 10 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 33.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 25.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 16.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.75% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.75%
  United Arab Emirates 6.25%
  AL 6.25%
  Australia 6.25%
  United Kingdom 6.25%
  Greece 6.25%
  India 6.25%
  Japan 6.25%
  Netherlands 6.25%
  New Zealand 6.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 25.00%
Acer 25.00%
Toshiba 12.50%
Hewlett-Packard 12.50%
Dell 12.50%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C665 10.00%
MSI MS-7593 10.00%
Micro-Star MS-7353 10.00%
HP xw4400 Workstation 10.00%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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