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Connecting to Windows 8 printer shares using v4 print drivers on Windows XP


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Symptoms

Printer connection does not function on a Windows XP machine, when you try to connect to a Windows 8 printer shares using version 4 print drivers.

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Cause

Windows XP does not support XPS printing without the XPS Essentials Pack.

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Resolution

To resolve this issue, download and install the XPS Essentials Pack, then re-establish a connection to the Windows 8 printer share.

Click on the below mentioned link to download appropriate version of XPS Essentials Pack for your machine:
http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?DisplayLang=en&id=11816

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Article Info
Article ID : 2685750
Revision : 1
Created on : 1/7/2017
Published on : 5/15/2013
Exists online : False
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