Microsoft Silverlight plugin is no longer supported by Chrome browser after version 42.0. When you open a webpage which uses Silverlight, Plug-in not supported error is shown and content doesn't loads. The browser asks you to update the plugin, but even after updating, you see the same message.

What is Silverlight?

Microsoft Silverlight is a deprecated application framework for writing and running rich Internet applications, similar to Adobe Flash. A plug-in for Silverlight is available for some browsers, but not for Chrome due to Silverlight's use of the old and insecure NPAPI framework.

From Wikipedia

Fix for Google Chrome

Step 1:
Open Chrome, and paste this URL in address bar, chrome://flags/#enable-npapi

Step 2:
Click on the Enable link.


Step 3:
Restart the browser. Now try to access the page. It should work.

Problem with ICICI Direct eMarketwatch

One of my friend told he is unable to load eMarketwatch portal provided by The above fix holds good for this.

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