Silverlight EnableFrameRateCounter not displayed in IE status bar

As you may know you can set the EnableFrameRateCounter="true" property of the <asp:Silverlight> control to display the actual Silverlight framerate in the status bar of the browser.

(You can also set the enableFramerateCounter param if you use the <object> tag or even enable it by code:

Application.Current.Host.Settings.EnableFrameRateCounter = true;)

But if nothing appears in your IE status bar you may have to change some security settings:

In IE go to: Tools / Options / Security

Select “Internet” zone and “Custom level…”
In the “Settings” window go to the “Scripting” section and enable “Allow status bar updates via script”.


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