Deprecation plan for v3 printer drivers

Effective January 1, 2017, Microsoft has ended its v3 printer driver deprecation policy.

Microsoft will allow all v3 printer drivers to be posted on Microsoft Windows Update (WU) regardless of the Windows version they are targeting and regardless of the date they were developed. To ensure that our collective customers have easy and consistent access to the right driver for their devices, we want all v3 and later printer drivers to be available on WU or Windows Server Update Service (WSUS).



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