"PCLXL" Error Message When You Try to Print Address Cards on an HP LaserJet 4050 Printer with the PCL 6 Driver

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Symptoms

When you try to print address cards from a Microsoft Windows 98-based computer to a Hewlett-Packard (HP) LaserJet 4050 printer that uses the PCL 6 printer driver, the following error message may appear:
PCLXL Error Subsystem: Kernel Error: Illegal Operator Sequence Operator: Echo Comment Position: 85

Workaround

To work around this behavior, set the printer to use the LaserJet 4050 PostScript driver. To change the printer driver, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Printers.
  3. Right-click LaserJet 4050, and then click Properties.
  4. Click Advanced.
  5. In the Driver list, click LaserJet 4050 PostScript, and then click OK.

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Article ID: 310805 - Last Review: October 24, 2013 - Revision: 1.0
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  • Microsoft Outlook 2000 Standard Edition
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