Windows 10 March 2021 Update Causes Printing Issues

In the March 2021 updates, Microsoft released KB5000802 and KB5000808. Shortly after release, many users reported issues with printing, RDP connection failures, and BSOD events.

Microsoft stopped the push of the updates, so only computers updating during a certain window received the update. Additionally, On March 15, 2021, Microsoft released KB5001568 which fixed the error.


If you recently started seeing related issues:

  1. Go to Update & SecurityWindows UpdateView Update History

  2. Find the relevant updates with the KB numbers listed above

  3. Click on the Uninstall updates option

 Alternatively, using PowerShell:

wmic qfe list brief /format:table

wusa /uninstall /kb:5000802

wusa /uninstall /kb:5000808

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