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CNET 09 July, 2021 - 06:00am 20 views

What is the latest security update for Windows 10?

Windows 10 October 2020 Update (version 20H2) Version 20H2, called the Windows 10 October 2020 Update, is the most recent update to Windows 10. ComputerworldWindows 10: A guide to the updates

What is print nightmare?

Microsoft on Wednesday released an emergency update to plug a vulnerability in the Windows Print Spooler service that is being actively exploited in the wild. Dubbed PrintNightmare, the zero-day security flaw affects all versions of the Microsoft Windows operating system going back as far as Windows 7. We Live SecurityVulnerability Microsoft issues patch to fix PrintNightmare zero‑day bug

An updated patch should clear things up for Zebra label printers

Microsoft has acknowledged the problem as a known issue that can be solved by rolling back the patch or reinstalling the printer as an administrator.

In a statement to The Verge, Zebra acknowledged the problem and said Microsoft plans to release an updated patch in the next couple of days that should address the issue.

We are aware of a printing issue caused by the July 6 Windows “KB5004945“ update affecting multiple brands of printers. Microsoft has investigated this issue and plans to release an update addressing the issue within the next 1–2 business days. An immediate way to address the issue is to uninstall the Windows “KB5004945“ update or uninstall the affected printer driver and reinstall using Administrative credentials. Long term, we encourage the use of the newer Windows update Microsoft is planning to release. Customers who need assistance regarding Zebra printers may contact our Technical Support Team.

The PrintNightmare issue is serious enough that Microsoft has already delivered patches for all affected versions of Windows that it still supports (Windows 7, 8.1 and several editions of Windows Server in addition to Windows 10). However, at least one security researcher has shown a working exploit on fully patched systems that have Point & Print features enabled, so if you don’t have a Zebra printer you should install the update ASAP.

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