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Administrator rights are required for the installation/configuration of printer drivers.

Server 2019 or Win 10:   Microsoft Patch KB5005030
Server 2016 or Win 10 LTSB:   Microsoft Patch KB5005043

The patches released on 10.08.2021 and named above require administrative rights when using "Point and Print" to install printer drivers.

Relevant security bodies advise against uninstalling the patches.

Microsoft recommends that you only disable the patches temporarily, if absolutely necessary, to install the drivers.

Here you will find the corresponding instructions from Microsoft.

The deactivation in the registry reactivates the problem scenario "PrinterNightmare" (CVE-2021-34481) (