FindFirstPrinterChangeNotification can now request 3D printers in Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2

Applies to: Windows Server 2012 R2 DatacenterWindows Server 2012 R2 StandardWindows Server 2012 R2 Essentials

About this update


Currently, the FindFirstPrinterChangeNotification function has a fdwOptions parameter that is not used. After you install this update in Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, or Windows Server 2012 R2, the parameter can be defined as follows:
ValueMeaning
0 FindFirstPrinterChangeNotification returns notifications for 2D printers.
PRINTER_NOTIFY_CATEGORY_ALLFindFirstPrinterChangeNotification returns notifications for both 2D and 3D printers.

Resolution


To install this update, install update rollup 2975719. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2975719 August 2014 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2

Status


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

More Information


For more information about the FindFirstPrinterChangeNotification function, go to the following Microsoft website:For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates