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Aspiring Contributor
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Windows 8 won't use Silverlight

I have a new laptop which runs Windows 8Smiley Mad.

I can run BT sport on my old pc using Windows 7 and Silverlight but it just doesn't want to know in 8 when I've installed Silverlight as prompted.

As BT don't seem to know either, can anyone help me out please?

Thanks

 

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Aspiring Expert
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Re: Windows 8 won't use Silverlight

I'm sure i seen another thread that an older version of Silverlight works on some systems rather than the latest one.

 

Not much help, i know, but it might point you in the right direction.

 

Telboy.

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Re: Windows 8 won't use Silverlight

Does the Silverlight test work? http://support.akamai.com/silverlight/
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Re: Windows 8 won't use Silverlight

Might be of some help??

 

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_8-performance/silverlight-not-working-on-wi...

 

I have Windows 8 on a laptop and haven't had any problems, so far.

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Re: Windows 8 won't use Silverlight

Windows 8 is awful isn't it? I have it too - if you go onto Internet through the desktop and NOT the windows 8 screen silverlight works, or at least it does for me. Good luck.
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Re: Windows 8 won't use Silverlight

I have Windows 8 and the BT Sport App works fine on my Laptop. Have you tried a newer version of Silverlight?

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Re: Windows 8 won't use Silverlight

Yup I also have Windows 8 using IE10, no problems.

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