How to Remove XPS Document Writer Printer in Microsoft Windows 10

Microsoft XPS Document Writer Printer was launched as a competitor of Adobe PDF, a long time ago. Microsoft formed XPS format which resembled PDF format. Undoubtedly, Microsoft provided almost all the features which were provided by Adobe at that moment. But Microsoft didn’t work on improving the features and loss the importance of XPS format. On the other hand, Adobe continuously worked on upgrading the set of features to grab the larger market share and beat its competitor.
Nowadays Microsoft XPS Document Writer Printer is considered as useless. Even most of the users don’t know about XPS format. If the users don’t use this XPS Document Writer Printer which is pre-installed in all versions of the Microsoft Windows, then it is good to remove this from the list of printers.

How to Remove XPS Document Writer Printer in Windows 10

Initially, launch the Settings app in Windows 10 and click on Devices option.


Now click on Printers & scanners option on the left pane of the window. You can see number of printers and scanners on the right pane of the window.


Click on the Microsoft XPS Document Writer and hit the Remove device button.

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Finally, the confirmation pop up window will appear. Hit the Yes. Microsoft XPS Document Writer Printer will be removed from the list of devices.

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