XPS documents

These are files authored using the XML Paper Specification document format that contain a fixed-layout representation of its paginated content and is portable across platforms, devices, and applications.

If you enable this policy setting and the dropdown box is set to Enable, .XPS files will be automatically loaded inside Internet Explorer. Users will not be able to change this behavior. If the dropdown box is set to Prompt, users will receive a prompt for loading .XPS files.

If you disable this policy setting, .XPS files will not be loaded inside Internet Explorer. User will not be able to change this behavior.

If you do not configure this policy setting, users will have the freedom to decide whether to load XPS files inside Internet Explorer.


Supported on: At least Internet Explorer 7.0
XPS documents


  1. Enable
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Lockdown_Zones\4
    Value Name2401
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value0
  2. Disable
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Lockdown_Zones\4
    Value Name2401
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value3
  3. Prompt
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Lockdown_Zones\4
    Value Name2401
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value1


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