How do I view XPS documents in Windows Server 2008 R2?


A couple of years ago I was having trouble viewing an XPS document on Window Server 2008.

Today I hit the same issue again but this time on Windows Server 2008 R2.

Previously in 2008 the XPS Viewer was listed as a sub feature of .NET Framework 3.0.

In 2008 R2, it appears instead as a feature in its own right, way down at the bottom of the features list:

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HTH

Doug

Comments (6)

  1. Jay says:

    Thanks Doug.  What a pain that the writer is installed by default, but you have to add the reader.

  2. thomas says:

    thanks for your great post

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  3. zep says:

    Thank you.

  4. Vitaly says:

    Thanks a lot

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