With the release of , Microsoft has also released a new version of Silverlight 4 RTW Deployment Guide in DOCX format. This deployment guide is author by David Tesar (technical evangelist at Microsoft Corporation in Washington).

The “Sliverlight 4 RTW Deployment Guide” is aimed to anyone who has an interest to deploy, manage or troubleshoot Silverlight version 1-4 in their corporation. This deployment guide will describe the deployment methods, the techniques to maintain and support of Silverlight after the deployment, and the system requirements of the Silverlight 4.

The “Sliverlight 4 RTW Deployment Guide” has been organized into 4 parts:

  • Part 1: Preparing for Deployment – Planning the Silverlight Deployment and Setting Up and Administering a Pilot Program.
  • Part 2: Deploying Silverlight – Using WSUS to Install Silverlight, Using SCCM to Deploy Silverlight, Using Group Policy to Install Silverlight, Manual Install Options for Silverlight and Out-of-browser Support.
  • Part 3: Maintaining and Supporting Silverlight – Managing Silverlight Settings through Group Policy and Keeping Silverlight Updated.
  • Part 4: Troubleshooting – Silverlight Installation and Uninstallation and Disabling Silverlight Add-on in Internet Explorer.

The “Sliverlight 4 RTW Deployment Guide” is available as a free download without stepping through any registration, from Microsoft in DOCX format –