Boy did I feel like an idiot today.

I had an XPS file from Vista.  Needed to view it.  NEEDED.

I tried downloading the viewers from Microsoft, nope won’t install.   No 64bit stuff available. 

Then my brain rebooted.  It’s in Vista, it HAS to be in Windows 7 and by Proxy, in some form in Server 2008R2.

DUUUUUUH Yep!

Just take a run down into the Server and go to Add Features, drill right to the bottom

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Yep there it is, just check off that box, click on Next and then Install.

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Soon you can view XPS files on Server 2008R2. 

And Nooooooo this is not meant for a REAL Production server, but nice if you’re running Server 2008R2 on a Workstation.  You know, just cuz.

And yeah, you better license it, or be running it on a Test environment.

 

Sean
the Energized Tech