Are you unable to print or scan after a Windows 10 update or upgrade? If so, make sure you have restarted Windows at least once. To Restart, click the lower left Start button, click and select Restart. If problems persist, then make sure your printer is compatible with Windows 10.
Type ‘Windows Update Settings’ in the main Windows 10 search bar.
From this page, choose ‘View Update History.’
If KB5001649 isn’t installed, go back and choose ‘Check for updates’ (you may need to start your system if pending
Find KB5001649 under ‘Optional quality update available’ and choose ‘Download and install.’
Update KB5015807, normally released on July 12 with OS Builds 19042.1826, 19043.1826, and 19044.1826, contains a bug affecting printers connected to computers running Windows 10.
Printing to printers connected via USB may fail
Microsoft has received reports of issues affecting certain printing devices after installing the Windows updates that were released on June 28 (KB5014666) (and 5 days later).
This change will only print, scan, and errors in a Windows environment with incompatible devices. “From now on, temporary damage control will definitely no longer be used in security updates.
If you are getting error code 0x0000011b after installing the most advanced Windows updates, uninstall them and see if that helps. Many Windows 11 users have confirmed that removing KBKB5005565 and KB5005568 fixed the issue.
Add the printer again and reinstall the drivers. Add the printer again. Click on Windows, find services, right click and select “Run as administrator”. This
Update the driver through Device Manager. Right-click Windows but select Device Manager.
Add the print server credentials to the credential manager on the client system.
Download Driver Booster for Windows 10.
Install and run it quickly, then click the scan button to let Driver Booster check if our printer or other device is installed.
Find “Print Queues” and click “Next” to update to update the Lazer printer driver.
The printer turns off due to problems with the vehicle owner. Right-click Windows Start Johnson and select Device Manager.
Select Personal Printer from the list.
Right click “Update Driver Software”. Choose automatic or manual depending on whether your company has a driver on your system or not.
Wait for the driver to install and try again.
Check your antivirus and firewall. In some cases, the “Printer Not Responding” message may appear due to your trusted antivirus program or firewall.
As a general rule, check all printer connections. The most obvious solution to check first is specific printer connections to your desktop or laptop to make sure they are all connected correctly.
Update the print device driver.
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