Microsoft today released increasingly aggregate updates to address a known issue tormenting various Windows 10 forms and breaking printing in the wake of introducing refreshes released on June 9, 2020.
Clients revealed encountering printing issues on Reddit (1, 2, 3, 4) and the Microsoft Answers discussions (1, 2) while utilizing printers from HP, Canon, Panasonic, Brother, and Ricoh.
Microsoft recognized the issue on June 12, saying that the “print spooler might error or close unexpected when attempting to print.”
Clients “might also encounter issues with the apps you are attempting to print from, such as receiving an error, or the app might close unexpectedly,” and the issue “might also affect software-based printers, such as when printing to PDF.”
Fixes for every influenced Window versions
A few out-of-band discretionary updates are presently accessible by means of the Microsoft Update Catalog to breath life into back printers which couldn’t print subsequent to applying the current month’s Patch Tuesday’s updates.
Microsoft first released a progression of discretionary total reports on June 16 to address the issue on Windows 10 variants 1909, 1903, 1809, and 1803.
Today, the company distributed another assortment of discretionary aggregate updates to address the printing issue on Windows 10 adaptations 2004, 1709, 1703, 1607, and 1507, just as on Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Server 2016.
Microsoft prescribes clients to introduce these discretionary aggregate updates just if their gadgets are influenced by this known issue.
Accessible by means of the Microsoft Update Catalog
These Windows 10 updates are not accessible from Windows Update and won’t introduce consequently. Independent bundles are accessible by means of the Microsoft Update Catalog.
The updates can likewise be brought into Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) by adhering to the guidelines definite on Microsoft’s documentation site.
Microsoft additionally recognized an alternate bug influencing USB printers a week ago, still under scrutiny and causing the printer port to vanish from the printer port rundown on gadgets running Windows 10, variant 1903 or later if the printer gets disengaged while the gadget is closing down.