Introduction: What is Silverlight and Why Does it Matter?
Silverlight is a popular tool used by Mac and PC computers for a variety of purposes. Silverlight was designed to make your computer work better and faster, but like most software, it can sometimes cause some problems. One of the most common issues you’ll run into with Silverlight is its difficulty to be uninstalled from your computer after being installed or corrupted. This can be a real problem if you don’t know how to correctly uninstall Silverlight from your Mac computer. This article will go over the steps for how to uninstall silverlight from Mac.
How to Uninstall Silverlight on a Mac
Step 1: Open Finder.app . In the sidebar, click on Applications and open up the Applications folder. Find and click on your silverlight package file or icon named ” aplicaciones-1 .” The folder may contain other applications as well. You want to quit all applications that you have installed if you have downloaded other software that happened to be bundled with this one.
Step 2: Click on the little “x” in the corner of the silverlight application.
What are the Steps to Completely Uninstall Silverlight from my Mac?
First, you should make sure that Silverlight is installed on your computer. To do this, open Finder on your Mac, and select Applications from the sidebar. Then, take a look at the applications listed there. If Silverlight is listed in the applications, it will have a green arrow on its icon. To uninstall Silverlight from your Mac, you should simply drag this application to Trash. This will delete all data and leftovers associated with it.
If you want to completely uninstall Silverlight from your Mac, then follow these steps:
1. Open the Applications folder on your Mac and find the Silverlight icon. Click it, then drag this application to Trash. You can also find this icon in Finder under Applications, after logging in with your user and password. Note that this icon is a small arrow pointing up in the left corner of Finder window.
2. Next, open Finder on your Mac. After that, click on Applications and look for the Silverlight folder. Open it and look for Folder called MacOS. Inside this folder, you will find a configuration file called com.microsoft.silverlight.plist. Rename this file to com.microsoft.silverlight_oldversion or any other name that you can easily recall later on (this is just an example name; you are free to choose whatever name you want).
Conclusion: How can I install silverlight on my mac
In order to install Silverlight on your Mac, you should simply drag the files associated with Silverlight onto the Applications folder. If you don’t know where to find these files, they will be in the Mac OS X installation file you downloaded previously. This is typically downloaded as a DMG file, and can be mounted using Disk Utility. Once the files are copied to the Applications folder, you should see the Silverlight icon on your desktop. To open it, just double click the application.
If you are interested in learning how to make your own Mac apps, then check out our page on how to develop for Mac OS X.
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