Cannot print to HP 4050 PCL local printer after user tried to install label printer.

Posted on 2007-10-17
Last Modified: 2013-12-15
USer tried installing a Seiko Label printer and now cannot print to local HP4050 PCL printer. Tried uninstalling turning off printer and rebooting PC. Still no worky.
User gets: Subsystem:Kernel, Error:IllegalOperatorSequesnce, Operator: EndChar, Position:7
Question by:techscott2007
    LVL 17

    Accepted Solution

    Check the print spooler service on the PC.  Sometimes those small printers disable it.

    Right Click "My Computer", Click "Manage", Expand "Services and Applications", Click on Services.  In the left pane, scroll down to "Print Spooler" and ensure that "started" is diplayed under the status column.  If not, Right Click on "Print Spooler", then click Start.


    Author Comment

    Ended up deleting the win32/spool/drivers and downloaed and installed the 4050 PCL 5e driver and it worked.

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