How to Install XPS Viewer in Windows 10.

If you are using the XPS Viewer to view XPS (XML Paper Specification) files, you may have probably realized that XPS Viewer is not installed by default in Windows 10. This tutorial contains two methods to install XPS viewer on Windows 10.

How to Install XPS Viewer in Windows 10.

Method 1. Install XPS Viewer from Optional Features.

The standard procedure to install XPS viewer in Windows 10, is the following:

1. From the Start image_thumb[2] menu click Settings image_thumb[5] and then click Apps.
2. In Apps & features, click Manage optional features.

How to Install XPS Viewer in Windows 10


3. Click image_thumb[10] Add a Feature.



4. Scroll down, click the XPS Viewer and click Install. *

* Note: IF the XPS Viewer is not listed continue to method-1 below.



5. When the installation is completed click the back button.
6. If XPS Viewer is installed, you 'll see it in Manage optional features list.  If XPS Viewer is not listed, continue below to troubleshoot the problem.



Method 2. Install XPS Viewer by using the DISM command.

The second method to install the XPS Viewer, is by using the DISM command. To do that:

1. Open Command Prompt as Administrator.
2. In command prompt, give the following command and press Enter.

  • dism /Online /Add-Capability /CapabilityName:XPS.Viewer~~~~

Install XPS Viewer - DISM - Windows 10

3. When the Dism operation is completed, close command prompt window.

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