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Notice Regarding Microsoft Silverlight Installation and Redistribution

Primary Software:
Primary Software Version: 3.1
Primary Software Fixed Version: N/A
Secondary Software: LabVIEW Development Systems>>LabVIEW Professional Development System

How do I install Microsoft Silverlight? What are the licensing restrictions for redistributing applications I created using National Instruments software that also use Microsoft Silverlight?

Installing Microsoft Silverlight
Some NI components require Microsoft Silverlight. Any NI software that released after July 2011 will automatically install Silverlight if it's needed. If you are installing an older version of NI software that requires Silverlight, then you must download and install Silverlight manually. If you do not have Silverlight installed on your computer, but you do have Internet access, you can download the installer from Microsoft at If you do not have Internet access, you can install Silverlight from any NI distribution media that contains it.

Using Microsoft Silverlight
You may not use any H.264/MPEG-4 AVC and/or VC-1 technology or codecs included in or with Microsoft Silverlight software which may be provided by NI as Third Party Software, including for the purpose of encoding or decoding video in compliance with, or making use of, the H.264/AVC visual standard or the VC-1 video standard.

Redistribution of Microsoft Silverlight
If you create and distribute software applications that contain NI components that also use Microsoft Silverlight, you may be authorized to include Silverlight in installers or on physical media as long as you comply with certain requirements. If Microsoft Silverlight is installed from NI distribution media, you can refer to the notice.txt file, which installs in the <National Instruments>\_Legal Information\Microsoft Silverlight <version> directory, or the NI standard End User License Agreement (EULA) located in the <National Instruments>\Shared\MDF\EULAs\NIReleased directory for more information.

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Report Date: 06/22/2010
Last Updated: 06/20/2013
Document ID: 5ALES4CZ

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