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CNET News Daily Podcast: Will Silverlight 2 match Microsoft's expectations?

Despite the early hoopla, Silverlight's penetration remains relatively low. Now with a new version, Microsoft predicts the product will wind up on hundreds of millions of Windows PCs.

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Earlier on Monday, Microsoft announced that it is ready with a final version of its Silverlight 2 media player, which is a rival to Adobe Systems' Flash. But despite the original hoopla, Silverlight has enjoyed uneven success. Now the company is promising a big push, which will result in hundreds of millions of PCs running Silverlight 2. CNET News' Ina Fried has the story.

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