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Legecy hp laserjet5

  1. #1

    Posts : 7
    windows 8.1

    Legecy hp laserjet5

    new install 8.1 device mgr all ok prints test sheets no print from notepad but prints PLC XL error subsystem kernel erro runsupported protocol

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  2. #2

    Posts : 660
    windows 8.1

    HP LaserJet - Products not supported in Windows 8 or Windows 8.

    Products not supported

    The following products are not supported and do not have any driver options available in the Microsoft Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 operating systems:
    NOTE: If your printer is not listed here, it is supported. Go to Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 support (c03365145) (in English) to determine the recommended driver for your printer.

    • HP 9085mfp
    • HP Color 9850mfp
    • HP Color LaserJet 1500 Printer series
    • HP Color LaserJet 3500 and 3550 Printer series (32-bit only)
      NOTE: HP Color LaserJet 3500 and 3550 have a workaround available in Windows 8 64-bit via USB connection only. Go to Install the Windows Vista solution to enable printing in Windows 8/8.1 (c03515691) (in English).

    • HP Color LaserJet 3700 Printer series (USB connection only)
      NOTE: The HP Color LaserJet 3700 IS supported in Windows 8 using a network connection. For information about available drivers, go to Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 support (c03365145) (in English).

    • HP Color LaserJet 8550 Multifunction Printer series
    • HP LaserJet Plus Printer
    • HP LaserJet IId Printer
    • HP LaserJet IIId and IIIsi Printers
      NOTE: The HP LaserJet III and IIIp ARE supported. Use Windows Update to obtain the driver.

    • HP LaserJet 4LC and 4LJ Printers
    • HP LaserJet 5L Xtra Printer
    • HP LaserJet 5se Printer
    • HP LaserJet 6L Pro Printer
    • HP LaserJet 500 Plus Printer
    • HP LaserJet 1000 Printer
    • HP LaserJet 1005 Printer
    • HP LaserJet P1009 Printer
    • HP LaserJet 1010 Printer
    • HP LaserJet 1012 Printer
    • HP LaserJet 2000 Printer series
    • HP LaserJet 3100 All-in-One Printer series
    • HP LaserJet 3150 All-in-One Printer series
    • HP Mopier 240
    • HP Mopier 320
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  3. #3

    Posts : 7
    windows 8.1

    its a commercial Laserjet 5m win 8.1 lists a driver all checks say ok prints HP test sheets no print from an app but prints error message above instead
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  4. #4

    Cross Plains
    Posts : 255
    Windows 10 Pro

    The PCL XL error is printed from the printer because the Laserjet 5 does not support the PCL XL protocol. You would have to find a PCL5 compatible driver.

    Here is the download page for the Universal Print Driver PCL 5. It should work for your LaserJet 5 series. There is a 32 bit version and a 64 bit version for Windows 8.1. You will have to find out which version it is and download the appropriate version.

    Drivers, Software & Firmware for HP Universal Print Driver Series for Windows - HP Support Center

    Next time, please make your posts more coherent. It was hard to understand what you were trying to get at.
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