Enabling XPS in Windows Server 2008


Windows Server 2008 provides support for XPS viewing, but it’s not enabled by default — after all, only the stuff you need for a particular role should be enabled on a server, right?.


Here’s a step-by-step guide for how to turn on XPS…


Step 1: Start the server manager


Windows Server 2008 start menu


Step 2: In the features summary section, click Add Features


Select features dialog in the add features wizard


Step 3: Check XPS Viewer option and then ‘add required features’ when prompted. Then Click next


add features wizard dialog


Step 4: Click Install on the confirmation dialog


Confirmation in the add features wizard


Step 5: Close the wizard


feature installed


Step 6: You’re done, feature now installed


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Comments (2)

  1. ThScheidegger says:

    That’s the browser based viewer, right? what about the stand-alone (rich) viewer (EP) for Server 2008? +64-Bit? Thanks!

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