Microsoft is now rolling out update KB4567523 outside of the regular schedule for devices running Windows 10 version 2004 to fix printing issues due to a bug with the June 9, 2020, update.
KB4567523 bumps the version number to build 19041.331 for the May 2020 Update, and according to the company fixes problem that might prevent certain printers from printing.
The print spooler might generate an error or close unexpectedly when trying to print, and no output will come from the affected printer. You might also see issues with the apps you are trying to print from, such as receiving an error, or the app might close unexpectedly. This issue might also affect software-based printers, such as when printing to PDF.
You can download the updates to install them manually for version 2004 with the links below:
In addition to update KB4567523, the company is also pushing the same fix for older versions, including for Windows 10 version 1709 (build 16299.1937) as update KB4567515, version 1703 (build 15063.2411) as update KB4567516, version 1607 (build 14393.3755) as update KB4567517, and original release (build 10240.18609) as update KB4567518.
Windows 10 version 1909, 1903, 1809, and 1803 already received this patch with the update released on June 16, 2020.
Uninstall Windows 10 update KB4567523 to fix problems
If the KB4567523 update is causing issues on your computer, you can always uninstall it to revert the changes.
To uninstall KB4567523 or any other quality update on Windows 10, use these steps:
Search for Command Prompt, right-click the top result, and select the Run as administrator option.
Type the following command to view the update history and press Enter:
wmic qfe list brief /format:table
Check the Windows Update history of your device, and identify the update by its HotFixID and InstalledOn information.
Type the following command to uninstall the update from your computer and press Enter:
wusa /uninstall /kb:4567523
In the command, replace “4567523” for KB number that correspond to the update that you’re trying to remove. For instance, if you’re trying to uninstall update KB4567523, then the number that you can have to use in the command is “4567523.”
Click the Yes button.
- Continue with the on-screen directions (if applicable).
Once you complete the steps, the recently installed update will be removed from your computer fixing any issues as a result of the release.
If your computer won’t boot after installing KB4567523, you can remove update from the Advanced startup environment using these steps.
Download June 2020 update for Windows 10
These updates are available immediately, they’ll download and install automatically, but you can always force the update from Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update and clicking the Check for updates button. If you’re downloading an optional update, then you’ll also need to click the Download and install option. You can find more details about the most recent updates in the Windows 10 update history tracker guide.