May Mopria Make Printer Drivers A Factor Of The Previous?

Mopria May Wake Us From Our Lengthy Print Nightmare

Plainly Mopria suffers from an enormous publicity drawback.  An answer to 3rd social gathering printer drivers, backed by each main printer producer and which works on Home windows, Android Linux and Chromebooks that has not had protection by tech websites nor point out by Microsoft?  The Mopria group claims to assist tens of millions of printers and their drivers, permitting customers to immediately set up their most popular tree killer with our with out entry to Home windows Replace and which has include Home windows since Home windows 10 21H2 … yet this never made the news until now?

It’s not simply the time it takes to get a recalcitrant community printer to cease ignoring it’s DHCP task and follow a single tackle, nor looking for the correct model of firmware and driver to cease a single paged print job from producing 176 pages every bearing solely a single wingding character on the higher left which may make this so superb.  PrintNightmare made it clear to the final holdouts that third social gathering printer drivers are greater than a PITA, they’re additionally an enormous safety danger.

Whatever the obscene lack of press, Mopria seems to be to quickly change into part of your life as Microsoft have introduced their intentions to section out assist for third social gathering printer drivers over the approaching years in favour of Mopria.  The timeline is moderately prolonged, 2025 will see the top of recent printer drivers on Home windows Replace and by 2027 the plan is to drag all third social gathering drivers from it perpetually.   Right here’s hoping that the Microsoft IPP Class driver and Mopira will make printer assist a factor of the previous!