📢 PrintNightmare is back with the latest Windows 10 Patch Tuesday update KB5006670

The latest Windows 10 Update (KB5006670) brings back the printing issues for some users having network printers connected to their system. - Story by Kunal Chowdhury on

Just a few days ago Microsoft released a new cumulative update (KB5006670) for Windows 10 devices as part of the Patch Tuesday update service, which came with several improvements (fixes). But the latest patch actually started causing trouble to users.


Many users over the world started reporting printing problems when connected to a network printer. If you have just received the error "0x00000709" or "Element not found" while printing, you are one of the victims.


PrintNightmare is back with the latest Windows 10 Patch Tuesday update KB5006670


KB5006670 was an important security update, but it caused another printing issue to the users who installed this update. According to the user reports, this update caused printing issues for the network-based printers.


If you have a network printer installed, the bug will prevent you from printing.


At this moment, the simplest workaround is to uninstall the KB5006670 update from your system if you have encountered this printing issue.



How to uninstall Windows 10 KB5006670 update

If you are one of the victims and cannot roll back your device to its previous version, you need to uninstall the KB5006670 update to fix the printing issue. Follow the steps as mentioned below:

  1. Open the Windows 10 Settings app (Win + I), and navigate to "Update & Security".
  2. Open the "updates history" page, and click "Uninstall updates".
  3. Now select the update (KB5006670) that you want to uninstall.
  4. Click the Uninstall button.

This will start the uninstallation process. Once done, you will have to restart the computer for the changes to take effect.


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