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As of today, microsoft silverlight no longer works with firefox ESR. Is there a work-around for this or do I have to use another product?

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I've been using Firefox ESR as a work-around for Firefox not working with silverlight for some time now. Today, my browser updated and quit working. I have to use this everyday in my work, so I'm looking for another work-around, is one available? I like the security I feel Firefox has and do not want to use anything else. Thank you in advance for any help you can offer.

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Hi, how soon will you be out of work since only Microsoft now supports it ? Microsoft Silverlight is a deprecated application framework for writing and running rich Internet applications, similar to Adobe Flash.

It shows here your running version 52 so it should run on that.

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Are you using the 52.9.0 ESR or the 52.0 Release ?

The 52.0 Release only allows the Flash Player Plugin to run while the Win64 Firefox 52 ESR allows Flash Player and Silverlight to run and the 32-bit 52 ESR allows other NPAPI Plugins to run.