Error message "PCL XL error..."

Hello,

I am using printer HP1200, OS win98(in LAN network) and when I try to print some document, I recieve printed error message:

PCL XL error

Subsystem:  KERNEL
Error:  IllegalStreamHeader
Operator: (Various)
Position: (Various)

How can I solve this problem??

Thanks in advance for promp replys.

adnan2004Asked:
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BarthaxCommented:
If it's an HP 1200 Inkjet, then according to HP's specifications (http://h10010.www1.hp.com/wwpc/uk/en/ho/WF06a/5043-5047-5287-5287-1325417-7368033.html) it only supports PCL v3.  It's very likely that the printer has received a PCL print job that is in a version of PCL higher than 3 (current version is 6) and is erroring because it doesn't understand the PCL command.  Check you have the correct printer driver installed for the printer, or use a different printer driver that prints PCL 3.
WillHudsonCommented:
Is this a Deskjet 1200 or a Laserjet 1200?

There doesn't appear to be any Win 98 drivers for the deskjet, but if it's the laserjet then try the postscript driver from here:
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SoftwareDescription.jsp?locale=en_US&lang=English+%28US%29&pnameOID=29790&prodSeriesId=29789&prodTypeId=18972&basePartNum=lj1183&locBasepartNum=lj1183en&os=Microsoft+Windows+98&tech=Driver
newuser4Commented:
Since you get a printed message from the internal interpreter you are using an Hp LaserJet 1200, Hp DeskJet 1200 doesn't support Pcl Xl.

First of all delete printer driver from all workstations in where it has been installed, then remove the driver from the computer physically attached to the printer.

Get Pcl 5e driver for your Lj1200 here:

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SoftwareDescription.jsp?locale=en_US&lang=English+%28US%29&pnameOID=29790&prodSeriesId=29789&prodTypeId=18972&basePartNum=lj1181&locBasepartNum=lj1181en&os=Microsoft+Windows+98&tech=Driver

Install it on the pc connected to the printer, share the printer across the network and reinstall on other client pcs the driver selecting

Start -> Printer -> Add a new printer -> Network printer.

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hdhondtCommented:
I agree with newuser4. Get rid of the PCL6 driver and use PCL5. These PCL6 kernel errors seem to be quite common, and the only sure way to get rid of them is to go back to a tried and tested PLC5 driver.
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