Microsoft confirms new Windows 11 printer installation issues


Microsoft has confirmed new Windows 11 known issues which cause printers installation fails on systems commonly found in enterprise environments.

As Redmond explains, printer installation might fail when attempted over the network on devices that access printers via print server using HTTP connections.

Installing printers might also not complete successfully via the Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) in organizations sharing an IPP printer using printer connections.

Given that this known issue impacts only the automatic download and installation processes, Microsoft says that administrators can still install printer drivers on the client by copying packaged drivers from a known good package location as a workaround.

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