Windows 10 update ,now printer does not work


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Many have same issue with printers after the June Microsoft update, printer works from phone but not computer ....our printer is a Brother MFC-495CW ....What fix is there -thank u
 
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I am having the same problem for the past two days. A very similar Printer. Investigation shows it has set itslf up as an external (D:) All attempts to remove it and reinstall have, so far, failed. If I get a solution, I will post back, but, I am heading towards a fresh install and starting over!

45 minutes later:
Ok. Reinstall. All sorted now.
 
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Well, I have enough knowledge to try every trick in the book, including installing the latest drivers from the Brother site - All failed. I even used the Brotherl uninstaller, which allegedly uninstalls every trace of a previous attempt. As soon as I restarted, that darned fault was back with my printer thinking it was an external hard drive.
The clean install of the OS did the trick (So far!)
 
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I don't have a brother printer. But I have been using Epson L-380 (3 in 1). During a few months, I see two red lights on the right screen. I opened the printer to fix the issue but still no results.
 
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Uninstall the printer driver from your PC.
Then reinstall the updated drivers for your PC printer.
Once that is done, you would stop facing that issue.
I hope this helps!
 
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By default it should be in Settings, Devices or in the old Control Panel in Devices and Printers. If you've installed the HP software it will be in Start, HP section.
 
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The latest Windows update has been causing problems for some printer owners, according to a report from Windows Latest (via Gizmodo). Users are reporting that they’re getting a blue screen when they try to open the print dialogue from Notepad, Office, or other programs. (You know that annoyingly ambiguous error message that’s like “Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart”? It’s that one.)

If you’re encountering this problem, the easiest fix is to roll back the latest Windows update. To do this, open Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update > View Update History > Uninstall Updates > Uninstall, or remove the patch manually in Command Prompt. Some Reddit users confirmed that this fixed their problem. and thereinstall your Brother MFC-495CW Driver Printer.
 
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