Install the XPS Viewer

Microsoft Windows Server 2003 administrators can easily install the Microsoft XML Paper Specification Essentials Pack (XPSEP), which contains the XPS viewer from the Microsoft website. Versions for both 32bit and 64bit are available. By default, Windows Vista and Windows 7 includes a compatible XPS Viewer if .NET Framework 3.0 is already installed.

Customers running Microsoft Windows Server 2008, must install the XPS Viewer from the Features module of the Server Manager MMC snap-in.

  1. Load the Server Manager MMC snap in via Start menu > Administrative Tools > Server Manager .

  2. Right-click Features; then select Add Feature.

  3. Select the XPS Viewer check box; then click Next.

  4. On the Confirm Installation Selections dialog box, click Install .

  5. When the installation is complete, click Close .


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