Print functionality is broken after any of the MS16-098 security updates are installed

This article describes printing issues that occur after any of the security updates that are described in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-098 are installed in Windows. You can fix these issues by installing the update that is described in this article. Before you install this update, check out the Prerequisites section.

This update applies to the following operating systems:

  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows RT 8.1
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
  • Windows 7 SP1
  • Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 (SP2)
  • Windows Vista SP2

Symptoms

Print functionality is broken after any of the security updates that are described in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-098 are installed if a print application uses the same device context for multiple print jobs.

How to get this update

Microsoft Update Catalog

To get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.



Note This problem is resolved in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-106

Update detail information

Prerequisites

To apply this update, you must have April 2014 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 (2919355) installed in Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2. Or, install Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2. Or, install Service Pack 2 for Windows Vista and for Windows Server 2008.



Registry information

To apply this update, you don't have to make any changes to the registry.



Restart requirement

You have to restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update doesn't replace a previously released update.

Status

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

References

Learn about the terminology that Microsoft uses to describe software updates

File Information

The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables.
Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2012
Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008
Additional file information
Properties

Article ID: 3187022 - Last Review: Sep 23, 2016 - Revision: 1

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