Microsoft has confirmed that it has resolved a major printer-related issue that was affecting devices after updating to Windows 11 22H2. Hence, the upgrade block has now been removed.
Latest Windows Server LTSC Preview out in 18 languages with ISOs
windows server insider preview
Optional update for Windows 11 fixes Taskbar search, thread deadlock, & more
windows 11 insider preview
Printing issue RSS
Microsoft's newest optional update, KB5020030, fixes several important bugs and issues. These include recent printer problems, Microsoft Store update failures, a DST issue, and more.
Microsoft has found yet another problem with printers in Windows. According to the company's findings, Windows 11 2022 Update may have a hard time detecting and using all the features in your printer.
Microsoft has been suffering from almost constant printer issues on Windows 11 ever since the OS was introduced last year. And now, reports of similar issues are starting to pop up on 22H2 as well.
Microsoft has issued a caution that it will be removing mitigations put in place against printing and scanning issues when using Smart Cards. The issues had begun after the July 2021 Patch Tuesday.
Microsoft released two small updates for the Chromium-based Edge browser over the weekend. The latest update addresses a bug that prevented PDF files from being printed using the browser.
The latest version of Microsoft Edge arrived just a couple of days ago. Several admins and users have complained that the update breaks printing. Only downgrading or using other browsers could help.
HP has issued a list of its printers that are vulnerable to a new "Critical" buffer overflow bug that can lead to exploitation. Fortunately, patched firmware for these models has also been released.
Microsoft has released a new Beta and Release Preview channel build for Windows 11 Insiders. Dubbed "22000.346", the new build patches several printer issues, some File Explorer problems, and more.
Microsoft has released its Patch Tuesday November 2021 update for Windows 10 today. As usual, the new update brings security enhancements, some improvements, as well as some bugs too.
The latest Windows 10 Patch Tuesday update version KB5006670 has introduced new issues related to printing over networks for the affected users. A workaround is to simply uninstall the update.
Brother has announced that several of its printer models are having issues in Windows 11 when connected via a USB cable. The firm is investigating the problem and has asked to avoid USB connections.
Microsoft has released today a new Print spooler service security vulnerability advisory under the ID CVE-2021-36958. As a temporary solution, the firm has asked users to disable the process.
Microsoft has confirmed that its recent July security update has broken printing and scanning on systems when using smart card authentication. The problem is related to certain changes it made.
In this week's roundup, we take a look at some changes to the Insider Program on Windows, the first 20H2 and 21H1 builds, a detailed approach to Smart Delivery, and much, much more.