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  • Microsoft releases Epson dot matrix fix for Win10 1703, KB 4051033, and teases at a fix for 1709, KB 4051963

    Posted on November 28th, 2017 at 12:26 Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    Win10 1703 has a new, lengthy, cumulative update, November 22, 2017—KB4055254 (OS Build 15063.729), which mentions fixing the Epson dot matrix printer clobbering part of the Patch Tuesday update.

    Addressed issue that impacted some Epson SIDM (Dot Matrix) and TM (POS) printers, which were failing to print on x86 and x64-based systems. This issue affects KB4048953.

    Just love the way MS says “we goofed and here’s the fix.” (Note: I talked about that fix in Computerworld yesterday.)

    There’s a spot reserved for a Win10 1709 cumulative update,  KB 4051963 (OS Build 16299.96), but there’s no KB article as yet. Likely that it’ll include a fix for the Epson printing bug.

    Still no word on Epson printer fixes for Win10 1511 Enterprise, or for Win10 1507 LTSC.

    Thanks to eagle-eyed Günter Born.