Change Microsoft XPS Document Writer (MXDW) default output format to the legacy Microsoft XPS format (*.xps)

Microsoft XPS Document Writer (MXDW) generates OpenXPS (*.oxps) files by default in Windows 10, Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016.

If you enable this group policy setting, the default MXDW output format is the legacy Microsoft XPS (*.xps).

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, the default MXDW output format is OpenXPS (*.oxps).

Supported on: At least Windows Server 2012, Windows 8 or Windows RT
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\Printers
Value NameMXDWUseLegacyOutputFormatMSXPS
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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