FIX: You cannot open an XPS document by using the Microsoft XPS Viewer on a Windows Vista x64 edition-based computer that has .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 installed

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SYMPTOMS

You install Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 (SP1) on a Windows Vista x64 edition-based computer. When you try to open an XML Paper Specification (XPS) document, it cannot be opened by the Microsoft XPS Viewer successfully. However, you are prompted to select an application to open the file.

Note The Microsoft XPS Viewer is integrated into Windows Internet Explorer in Windows Vista.

CAUSE

This problem occurs because of an error in the process that points to the appropriate application to view the XPS file.

RESOLUTION

Update information

To resolve this problem, obtain the update for .NET Framework 3.5 SP1. To obtain the update for .NET Framework 3.5 SP1, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=c411b91e-4dab-4550-915c-e119204d0732&displaylang=en

Prerequisites

You must have .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 or .NET Framework 3.0 SP2 installed to apply this hotfix.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

The English version of this update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

x64 version of Windows Vista SP1,Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Xpsviewer.exe3.0.6920.1500299,33625-Nov- 200823:22x86
Xpsviewer.exe3.0.6920.1500299,33625-Nov- 200823:22x86
Xpsviewer.exe3.0.6920.1500299,33625-Nov- 200823:25x86
Xpsviewer.exe3.0.6920.1500299,33625-Nov- 200823:25x86

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

MORE INFORMATION

Additional file information for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista

Additional Information for x64 version of Windows Vista SP1,Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008

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File versionNot Applicable
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Date (UTC) 22-Jan-2009
Time (UTC)05:35
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File versionNot Applicable
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Date (UTC) 23-Jan-2009
Time (UTC)05:51
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File versionNot Applicable
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Date (UTC) 21-Jan-2009
Time (UTC)09:11
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File versionNot Applicable
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Date (UTC) 29-Jan-2009
Time (UTC)07:46
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Time (UTC)05:35
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Time (UTC)05:51
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Date (UTC) 29-Jan-2009
Time (UTC)07:46
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Date (UTC)22-Jan-2009
Time (UTC) 05:35
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Date (UTC)23-Jan-2009
Time (UTC) 05:51
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File versionNot Applicable
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Date (UTC)21-Jan-2009
Time (UTC) 09:11
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File versionNot Applicable
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Date (UTC)29-Jan-2009
Time (UTC) 07:46
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File versionNot Applicable
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Date (UTC) 22-Jan-2009
Time (UTC)05:35
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File versionNot Applicable
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Date (UTC) 23-Jan-2009
Time (UTC)05:51
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Date (UTC) 21-Jan-2009
Time (UTC)09:11
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Date (UTC) 29-Jan-2009
Time (UTC)07:46
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Properties

Article ID: 967190 - Last Review: February 27, 2009 - Revision: 1.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5
Keywords: 
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