HP LaserJet 5L (PCL) Driver Download

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Supported Models

HP LaserJet 6P/6MP - Standard

HP LaserJet 5/5M - Standard

HP LaserJet 5L (PCL)

HP LaserJet 5P/5MP (HP)



Supported Operating Systems

Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT4, Windows NT3.51, Windows ME, Windows 98SE, Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows 3.1

File Name

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DriverGuide (DG Staff Member) on 11-Mar-2004

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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
Hppcl5g.hl_ 31.3 KB 30 Aug 1995
FINSTALL.HL_ 25.0 KB 1 Nov 1994
HPPCL5G.DRV 90.6 KB 27 Jun 1996
HPPCL6P.CN_ 209 bytes 10 Mar 1996
HPPCL5G1.DL_ 28.5 KB 27 Jun 1996
Oem95.inf 3.0 KB 23 May 1997
HPPCL5UI.DL_ 77.2 KB 27 Jun 1996
HPTABS16.DL_ 48.5 KB 11 Jul 1996
HPPCL5G3.DL_ 74.4 KB 27 Jun 1996
Hppcl6p.hl_ 14.4 KB 13 Mar 1996
FINSTALL.DL_ 127.0 KB 5 Jul 1995
HPDCMON.DL_ 11.7 KB 11 Jul 1996
Hpljutil.hl_ 21.4 KB 11 Nov 1994
Hpljcomm.dl_ 6.0 KB 5 Oct 1995
Hppjlmon.dl_ 16.5 KB 1 Mar 1996
Hpljutil.dl_ 40.4 KB 26 Jan 1995
HPPCL5G2.DL_ 25.0 KB 27 Jun 1996
Hppcl5s.hl_ 30.9 KB 17 Aug 1995
HPPCL5G4.DL_ 12.3 KB 27 Jun 1996
Hppcl5l.hl_ 41.6 KB 21 Apr 1995
readpcls.wri 7.1 KB 4 Jun 1997

How to Update HP LaserJet 5L (PCL) Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

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Tech Tip: If you are having trouble deciding which is the right driver, try the HP Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the HP website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

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Once you have downloaded your new driver, you'll need to install it. In Windows, use a built-in utility called Device Manager, which allows you to see all of the devices recognized by your system, and the drivers associated with them.

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  • In Windows 11, Windows 10 & Windows 8.1, right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager

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  • In Windows 7, click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows Vista, click Start -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Device Manager

  • In Windows XP, click Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> System -> Hardware tab -> Device Manager button

How to Install a driver from Device Manager

  1. Locate the device and model that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  2. Select the Driver tab.

  3. Click the Update Driver button and follow the instructions.

In most cases, you will need to reboot your computer in order for the driver update to take effect.

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