Windows 10 update breaks the functionality of USB printers, because of course it did

Windows 10 still has some bugs and flaws with each new update, with the latest update released on June 28, 2022 breaking the USB printer functionality.

According to Microsoft (opens in new tab)there are two main symptoms of this: Windows 10 bug: “Windows may display duplicate copies of printers installed on a device, usually with a similar name and the suffix ‘Copy1′” and “Applications that refer to the printer by a specific name cannot be printed.”