Mapped network printers unavailable due to SMB1 being obsolete

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INTRODUCTION As we all might be familiar with, printers are one of those little peculiar matters within IT. Implementing these in an IT-environment is self-explanatory oftentimes, but when they do not cooperate the issue itself can stem from one single obscure root cause, if not a string of these having to be checked upon. Recently, I encountered a particular printer issue which I found interesting enough to share. The root cause here, in summary, was due to the network protocol SMB1 (Server Message Block) being obsolete in recent Windows releases. Read More