A policy is in effect on your computer which prevents you from connecting to this print queue

I received this error after browsing to \\server\printershare, right clicking and selecting connect, it proceeded as normal then the error was thrown, removing KB3170455 will resolve the issue.

You can check if it’s installed by opening PowerShell and run:-

get-hotfix KB3170455

this will return a list it if it’s installed.  You can remove from the command line (doesn’t appear to be a PowerShell cmdlet at this time) by running: –

wusa.exe /uninstall /kb:3114409 /norestart /quiet

KB3170455 seems to be the causing this issue and removing it will resolve the issue. I’ve not figured a how to install the printer without removing this update.  If you have one then please post it in the comments.

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