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So what's XPS?

by Dango517 / December 3, 2009 11:39 AM PST

OS, Windows 7 home premium

Is this just another document format or does it have something to do with Windows XP or XP compatibility in Windows 7?

I have seen the viewer.

Very little on the net about it, nothing when searching "XPS" at M$.

Windows 7 "help and support" only makes reference to the document viewer.

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by Coryphaeus / December 3, 2009 11:52 AM PST
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Yep, a file extension
by Dango517 / December 3, 2009 12:02 PM PST
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Thought I had missed something. It's all over the specs on many new PCs in stores like it's some new feature or something. Shrug. Silly Think that might be that stuff called "hype"? Just checking.

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