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Printing problem "PCL XL error"

Using MS Vista. Intermitent error code when printing.

PCL XL error
Subsystem: KERNEL
Error: IllegalOperatorSequence
Operator: EndChar
Position: 23 PCL XL error

Subsystem: KERNEL

Error: UnsupportedProtocol

Operator: 0x0

Position: 0

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  • Anonymous Jun 29, 2008

    aexactly the same problem but i am using XP windows

  • teammatrix Jul 18, 2008


    PCL XL error
    Subsystem: KERNEL
    Error: IllegalOperatorSequence
    Operator: EndChar
    Position: 23 PCL XL error

  • Anonymous Jul 29, 2008

    yes i gt same problem

  • Anonymous Aug 11, 2008

    PCL XL error Subsystem: KERNEL Error: UnsupportedProtocol Operator: 0x0 Position: 0



    HP4050TN on Windows XP connected with IEEE cable

  • Anonymous Sep 10, 2008

    The same

  • nisarvkm Oct 29, 2008

    Dear Sir



    My printer is laserjet 1320



    PCL XL error
    Subsystem: KERNEL
    Error: Illegal Tag

    Operator: 0x1b
    Position: 6






    Pls. This problem solution give me.

  • nisarvkm Oct 29, 2008

    Dear Sir





    My printer is laserjet 1320





    PCL XL error

    Subsystem: KERNEL

    Error: Illegal Tag


    Operator: 0x1b

    Position: 6











    Pls. This problem solution give me.

  • Anonymous Nov 17, 2008

    Same error, and others depending on size of Powerpoint

  • riwest Jan 23, 2009

    SubSystem: KERNEL

    Error: IllegalOperatorSequence

    Operator: EndChar

    Position: 215

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    pcl xl error kernel unsupportedProtocol 0x0

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    PCL XL error Subsytem: KERNEL Error: Illegal Operator Sequence Operator: beginpage Position: 2415

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Dear Sir

My printer is laserjet 1320

PCL XL error
Subsystem: KERNEL
Error: Illegal Tag
Operator: 0x1b
Position: 6




Pls. This problem solution give me.

Posted on Sep 14, 2008

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FIXED: PCL XL error when printing to a HP printer

I fixed this problem by installing the KB948046 Hotfix from Microsoft (thanks to Brent Follett from forums11.itrc.hp.com for pointing me in the right direction).

To download and install this hotfix, search for “hotfix KB948046” or go to http://support.microsoft.com/kb/948046 and click on “view and request hotfix downloads”.

You will be prompted for an email address, the URL for the hotfix together with a password will be emailed to that address.

Install the hotfix and reboot the system. The problem was fixed for me at this point.

I tried to print before rebooting, but that did not fix the problem, a reboot is essential.

More information:
I encountered this problem on a HP 2605 (laserjet) printer (HP2605) that was shared from a Windows Small Business Server 2003 with Service Pack 2 (SBS SP2).
When printing from networked machines the error was printed out on the printer. After installing the KB/948046 hotfix on the server only and rebooting the server, the problem was fixed.
I also installed other updates on the server before installing the hotfix using Microsoft Update.
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It is best to use the post script driver., My printer is HP MFC 3300, with PCL XL error. After I download the driver HP Universal Print Driver for Windows PostScript (64-bit), not the one PCL6. Now it is working fine.

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Hello,

The best way to get rid of the error is to reinstall the drivers with PCL 5e.
Get the drivers from the following site:

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/DriverDownload.jsp?prodNameId=410627&taskId=135&lang=en&cc=US&prodSeriesId=410622&prodTypeId=18972&refresh=true

- Nikhil

Posted on Nov 12, 2008

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My printer is laserjet 1320

PCL XL error
Subsystem: KERNEL
Error: Illegal Tag
Operator: 0x1b
Position: 6




Pls. This problem solution give me.

Posted on Oct 29, 2008

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I continued to look at the issue and now think the problem is not thedriver, but the application software. Using the 64-bit driver for theCM1312:

1. I can print color using Paint and text using Notepad.

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