Starting with Windows 10, version 1809, inbox print and scan drivers have moved to Windows Update. Prior versions of Windows included basic printer drivers that enabled simple printing when a full feature driver was not available. To reduce the Windows footprint and provide more storage space to users, these drivers no longer ship with the OS and instead are available through Windows Update.
In most cases, there is no noticeable impact due to this change. Here is what will happen:
Starting with Windows 10, version 1809, Windows has added support for Mopria certified networked printers. When a driver is not available, Windows can install these printers without you needing to install any additional software or drivers.
Most modern Wi-Fi printers support the Mopria standard. Please consult the manufacturer’s website to determine whether your printer is compatible with the Mopria standard.
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