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I have a PC Compatibility Card running Windows 95 in my Macintosh computer. I also have a Hewlett-Packard PostScript printer connected to my computer. When I print from the Mac OS, it prints correctly. When I print from Windows 95, I get several pages of odd-looking text. I am using a PostScript version of the printer driver for my HP printer.
This occurs with some Hewlett Packard printers that support both PCL and PostScript, including the following printers:
The Windows 95 printer drivers for these printers include non-PostScript information called a PJL (Printer Job Language) header that causes the PC Compatibility Card to incorrectly print the PostScript code.
IdentificationIf the first line of every print job contains the letters "PJL", you are experiencing this issue.
WorkaroundConfigure the printer driver to not send a PJL header with each print job by setting the printer driver to "archive format". Follow these steps to set the driver to archive format:
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