Silverlight was Microsoft’s alternative to Flash, which they made available for Mac as well as Windows. However Microsoft announced that they were to discontinue and stop active development on Silverlight. Follow our guide to Uninstall Silverlight Mac.
Uninstall Silverlight Mac Guide
Microsoft didn’t create an Uninstaller app for removing Silverlight, so you’ll have to follow these steps instead to manually Uninstall Silverlight Mac:
1. The follow files need deleting manually:
/Library/Internet Plug-Ins/Silverlight.plugin. /Library/Receipts/Silverlight.pkg. /Library/Receipts/Silverlight_W2_MIX.pkg. /Library/Internet Plug-Ins/WPFe.plugin. /Library/Receipts/WPFe.pkg.
2. To find the files, navigate to the main Library folder in the Finder. Type CMD+Shift+G, then enter a complete path.
3. Once in the correct Folder, find the file, e.g. Silverlight.plugin, and move it to the Trash.
4. Afterwards, restart your Mac.