Error message when you run an application that targets the .NET Framework Client Profile to perform a print task: "Microsoft XPS Essentials Pack 1.0 and MS Core XML 6.0 are needed in order to enable printing in the application"

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SYMPTOMS

You develop an application that uses a set of printing APIs in Windows Presentation Foundation. The application targets the Microsoft .NET Framework Client Profile. When you run the application to perform a print task, you receive a message that resembles the following:
Microsoft XPS Essentials Pack 1.0 and MS Core XML 6.0 are needed in order to enable printing in the application.

CAUSE

This problem occurs because Microsoft XML Paper Specification (XPS) Essentials Pack is not included in the redistributable pack for the .NET Framework Client Profile.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, install Microsoft XML Paper Specification (XPS) Essentials Pack 1.0 and Microsoft Core XML Services (MSXML) 6.0.

The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

Microsoft XML Paper Specification (XPS) Essentials Pack 1.0

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Download the Microsoft XPS Essentials Pack 1.0 package now.

Microsoft Core XML Services (MSXML) 6.0

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Download the MSXML 6.0 package now.

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
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STATUS

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

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the .NET Framework Client Profile, visit the following Microsoft Web sites:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc656912.aspx
http://download.microsoft.com/download/5/b/3/5b3da2d5-5efc-4930-adec-8ac4c52a4f8b/NETFX35_ClientProfile_Readme.htm

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Article ID: 955465 - Last Review: April 17, 2009 - Revision: 1.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1
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