Silverlight: Downloading Zipped files with the WebClient

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In the “old” alpha edition of Silverlight, you could use the Downloader class to download a zip file containing one or many packed media elements (images, videos). The Downloader provided a progress report (to update a progress bar, for example). After the download was completed, you could use the Image.SetSource or MediaElement.SetSource method to directly unpack one file from the downloaded zip file.

In Silverlight 2 beta, the interfaces changed, but you can still do the same operations. Let’s see how.

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