Microsoft Releases Out-of-Band Windows 10 Update KB5005394

Microsoft has released a new out-of-band update for Windows 10, though this time it’s only aimed at version 1809.

Windows 10 update KB5005394 is therefore supposed to resolve a glitch breaking down printers, scanners, and other devices on the operating system because of smart card authentication.

The bug, however, exists in other Windows 10 versions as well, so there’s a chance Microsoft would ship new updates to resolve it for everyone else rather sooner than later.

“Addresses an issue with devices that do not comply with section 3.2.1 of the RFC 4556 specification. Noncompliant printers, scanners, and multifunction devices might not work when you use smart card authentication (PIV). This issue occurs after you install the July 13, 2021 update on domain controllers (DC) in your environment. For more information, see <a href="https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/topic/kb5005408-smart-card-authentica… (read more)
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Juniya Sankara

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