Silverlight for some reason decided to take a Holiday during my Holiday. Ever eager to solve a technical issue during family events, I decided to start looking around for a solution. The installer package kept telling me I had a later version of Silverlight already installed. Very frustrating.
After about an hour goggling and trying a ton of different things, I came across something that was very close to the answer:
Talking Moose detailed a pretty good uninstall instructions. Even after following the all the steps I still had the same issue. I had to resort to the manual removal method… with a slight twist.