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Tue Mar 16, 2021, 02:35 PM

Microsoft fixes the thing it broke

Microsoft fixes the thing it broke via another dose of out-of-band patching to deal with BSOD printing problems
It's already a great week at Redmond
Richard Speed Tue 16 Mar 2021 // 12:37 UTC SHARE
Microsoft has taken the increasingly normal step of releasing an out-of-band update to deal with the printer issue it introduced last week.

"Microsoft identified an issue that affects Windows 10 devices which applied the March 2021 security update released March 9, 2021," explained the Windows giant, "and a resolution has been expedited."

Continue https://www.theregister.com/2021/03/16/microsoft_printer_fix/

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BootinUp Mar 2021 OP
leftieNanner Mar 2021 #1
PoliticAverse Mar 2021 #2
leftieNanner Mar 2021 #3
Lefta Dissenter Mar 2021 #4
BootinUp Mar 2021 #5
Lefta Dissenter Mar 2021 #6

Response to BootinUp (Original post)

Tue Mar 16, 2021, 02:36 PM

1. Hate Microsoft

Their "updates" can take down a computer.

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Response to leftieNanner (Reply #1)

Tue Mar 16, 2021, 02:42 PM

2. They've gotten a bit agressive with the updates under Windows 10. n/t

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Response to PoliticAverse (Reply #2)

Tue Mar 16, 2021, 02:49 PM

3. My husband had to replace his laptop

A Microsoft update took out the sound and the touch screen.

And you can't call Microsoft to talk to a tech rep without paying.

Wish Apple machines weren't so much more expensive.

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Response to BootinUp (Original post)

Tue Mar 16, 2021, 02:53 PM

4. My Dymo label printer

Suddenly printing blank labels. LAME. The Dymo website had a notice relating to the Windows update, otherwise, out of frustration, I might have been in the market for a new label printer.

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Response to Lefta Dissenter (Reply #4)

Tue Mar 16, 2021, 02:57 PM

5. Ditto. Jinx.

Yeah that wasted some time yesterday. I uninstalled the update and paused them as long as allowed I think 5 weeks. Dymo should have a new driver b4 that.

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Response to BootinUp (Reply #5)

Tue Mar 16, 2021, 03:09 PM

6. I didn't have time for that,

so had to resort to hand printing my labels. Too bad they look like a first-grader printed them.

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