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XPS Printerno longer functions

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    XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8/ 8.1, Windows 10

    XPS Printerno longer functions


    Hi there. Was trying to use the XPS printer this morning, and it no longer works. When I selected it from among the printers, the print button was grayed out. So I uninstalled it, but cannot reinstall it. I know the steps, of selecting a local printer, choosing Microsoft, then xps. At that point, I am getting an error message. If I click on 'replace current driver', then it says 'element not found'. If I select 'use the driver currently installed', the message is: 'Unable to install- the handle is not valid'.
    I also made sure that xps services was ticked on. What am I missing? Thanks in advance for your help.

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    Central IL
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    Linux Mint 17.2


    XPS is a part of Microsoft Office.
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    Posts : 109
    XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8/ 8.1, Windows 10


    Thanks, broe23, but I am using it on another PC that doesn't have Office installed.
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XPS Printerno longer functions
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