Microsoft introduced the XPS Document format as a direct competitor to Adobe PostScript and PDF. Just like PDF, an XPS document is displayed identically on every computer and will represent the "printed page". The support for savings and printing as XPS type comes by default with Windows Vista, Office 12 ( 2007 ) , Windows 2003, and above.
XPS support is confusing at times, If you don’t feel like to use this printer to create XPS document, you can uninstall it completely with the help of this XPS Removal Tool. Some features below. Download XPS Removal Tool
- Remove Microsoft XPS Document Writer printer from printer folder
- Remove Microsoft XPS Document Writer print driver (both 32-bit and 64-bit)
- Remove XPS Services Library
- Clean up XPS driver package files
- Remove MXDW print queue
- Uninstall XPS Essential Pack from Windows XP, Windows Server 2003
How to reinstall XPS component on Windows Vista?
Go to Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > Add a printer. Click on Add a local printer. As you step through the wizard, you’ll come to the "Install the printer driver" screen. Under Manufacturer, scroll down and select "Microsoft". Then you’ll see the option to add the Microsoft XPS Document Writer.
How to reinstall XPS Pack on Windows XP and 2003?
XPS Essential Pack allows Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 users to open XPS documents in a stand-alone viewer application. Any application can generate XPS documents using the Microsoft XPS Document Writer. Download here.