A cumulative update for the XML Paper Specification (XPS) in Windows Vista is available

Microsoft has released a cumulative update for the XML Paper Specification (XPS) in Windows Vista. This update rollup resolves some reliability issues in the XPS component in Windows Vista. After you install this update rollup, you can achieve better reliability in various scenarios. The update rollup contains the following changes:

Printer forms functionality improvement
Printable area improvement
Reliability improvement


Update information

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next Windows Vista service pack that contains this hotfix.

To resolve this problem, submit a request to Microsoft Online Customer Services to obtain the hotfix. To submit an online request to obtain the hotfix, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=6294451 (http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=6294451)

Note If additional issues occur or any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. To create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support (http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support)


No prerequisites are required.

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace any other updates.


For more information about the XML Paper Specification, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/xps/default.mspx (http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/xps/default.mspx)

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