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HP LaserJet P2050 Printer Series - PCL XL Error Troubleshooting


Rob Bussell
Microsoft

August 27, 2012

Submitted by Rob Johnston


Step 1: Download and Install Microsoft Hotfix
The PCL XL errors occur because of an issue in the new Unidrv.dll (6.0.5824.16384) file that is installed when the .NET Framework 3.0 is installed.
A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft:
For Windows XP and Server 2003, see http://support.microsoft.com/kb/948046 for more information.
For Windows Vista and Server 2008, see http://support.microsoft.com/kb/948349 for more information.
Monitor whether PCL XL errors are eliminated. If not, proceed with below step.
Step 2: Change Driver Settings
Changing some settings in the P2050 PCL 6 driver can help reduce PCL XL errors. The first recommendation is change Print Data Optimization to Optimize for Text and Vector .
If PCL XL errors persist, change TrueType Font to Download as Softfont and Send True Type as Bitmap to Enabled .
Figure 1: Printing Preferences

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