How to Enable Windows Server 2012 to Open .XPS File

Introduction

In today's article you will learn how to enable Windows Server 2012 to open a .XPS File.

To enable the Windows Server 2012 to open a .XPS file you need to install the XPS Viewer.

The following is the procedure to install the XPS Viewer.

Step 1

First of all login to your Windows Server 2012 as an Administrator. The Server Manager will be opened automatically, if it doesn't open then you must open it manually.

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Now in the Server Manager click on the Manage Button to open the "Add Roles and Features" to add the new feature.

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Step 2

Now a new window will be opened in which a few instructions are given, click on "Next".

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Step 3

You will then be asked for the "Installation type" from which you must to select the first option and then click on "Next".

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Step 4

Now you must select the server from the Server Pool. Since I have only one server in the Server Pool, my server is selected by default.

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After selecting the server click on "Next".

Step 5

Now a List of "Rolls" will appear in front of you, from this list you don't need to select anything, simply click on "Next".

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Step 6

On the next page "Features" will be available for selection, scroll down to the end, there you will find an option for "XPS Viewer". Select this option.

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Now click on "Next".

Step 7

Now a "Confirmation page" will appear in front of you. This page shows what you are going to install, so on this page only one option would be shown, i.e. XPS Viewer.

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Step 8

Now Click on the "Install" button to start the installation. It will take a few minutes depending on the performance of your system.

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