Microsoft’s problems with printing under Windows on the local network have been dragging on for more than two years now, and the view under Windows 11 is not over yet. As the company has now confirmed, two overall updates under Windows 10 and Windows 11 are now causing repeated failures.
Repeated errors when printing on local network
As Microsoft confirms in its two support documents, the overall updates are taken care of KB5006674 Windows 11 and KB5006670 Back to Windows 10 for problems with printers on local networks. When a printer client tries to connect to a shared remote printer on a print server, there are always problems with printing. The following error messages appear:
According to Microsoft, printing environments affected by this problem are more common in companies and organizations, while individual users are less likely to be affected. In October 2019, the overall update KB4517211 caused printer issues under Windows 10 for the first time.
Microsoft did not bring the issue under control
After Microsoft fixed an issue with the KB4568831 update in August 2020, the KB50000802 update disabled many printers again in March of this year for the Microsoft patch. Just a few weeks ago there were new issues with the brother printers that were connected to the USB port under Windows 11.
Again, Microsoft now offers a solution to printer issues under Windows 11 and Windows 10.
Servers have been affected since Windows 7, 8.1, 10 and 11 and 2008
In addition to Windows 11 (“21H2”) and Windows 10 (from 1607) according to Microsoft, Windows 8.1, Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2022, Server 2019, Server 2016, Server 2012 R2, Server 2012, Server 2008 R2 SP1 and Server 2008 SP2 Were affected by complications.
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