You cannot connect to WSD printers if your network profile is set to public in Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2

Applies to: Windows Server 2012 R2 DatacenterWindows Server 2012 R2 EssentialsWindows Server 2012 R2 Standard More

Resolution


To obtain this update, install the November 2014 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2.

Known issue

After you apply the November 2014 update, if you change the network settings from private to public, you have to reconnect or rediscover your WSD printer over the network.

Status


Microsoft has confirmed that this is an update for the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

More Information


For more information about software update terminology, see the Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates.