Posted on Tuesday, Mar 16 2021 @ 11:58 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Last week's Patch Tuesday updates from Microsoft fixed a lot of nasty vulnerabilities but at the same time, the firm also introduced a new problem. A patch numbered KB5000802 resulted in crashes
on some systems when users tried to use a network printer. The issue affected Windows 10 version 20H2 and also the Windows 10 version 1909 release (via the KB5000808 update). Affected printers included models from Kyocera, Ricoh, Zebra, and other companies.
Microsoft rolls out fresh patch
After already offering a workaround, Microsoft has now published an an out-of-band
update to address the network printer BSOD problem.
Updates an issue that might cause a blue screen when you attempt to print to certain printers using some apps.
Do note that this is an optional update that needs to be installed manually via Windows Update.