[NONE] watermark with UPD PCL6 (2438 Views)
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Registered: ‎11-10-2011
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[NONE] watermark with UPD PCL6

Please see this thread for details:




The issue is not resolved. I have three printers using this driver and one of them, a HP Laserjet 5550dn, is constantly getting the "NONE" watermark even though I have deleted the 2nd "NONE" that the driver erroneously adds to the watermark dropdown. I have installed the driver onto a literally brand new workstation and it prints the watermark even though the driver is supposedly configured correctly. We are using a print server (2K8R2) and the issue propogates to any machine using the 5550.


I have also attempted to edit the registry as another user suggested in the original post, but I do not have a 5th registry entry for "WatermarkPool".


I am extremely dissapointed with the quality of the UPD PCL6 driver. This is just one of the many problems with it.

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Registered: ‎12-09-2011
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Re: [NONE] watermark with UPD PCL6

We are also having this problem..

HP-> Pls look into this!

Dan Eccher_1
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Registered: ‎08-21-2008
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Re: [NONE] watermark with UPD PCL6

Hi marm0lade,


This issue may have occured after an upgrade from UPD 5.2.x to a later version. Ultimately, the steps to resolve this issue are to delete, and recreate, print queues with the latest version of UPD. These steps can be scripted. If you would like assistance with this issue, please contact the HP support center. 


Thank you,



Although I am an HP employee, I am speaking for myself and not for HP.

Thank you,

Although I am an HP employee, I am speaking for myself and not for HP.
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Registered: ‎07-09-2013
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Re: [NONE] watermark with UPD PCL6

Hi "Dan", the problem is, I've done that and ran into a hell of problems with the different clients I have. UPD 6 didn't work for Windows 7, UPD 5.3 didn't work for Windows XP so now I have the latest PCL 6 driver for the specific printermodel so people can actually print on both sides and it comes out in grayscale or colour as they specified. Instead of printerese. Why? Because printers. Now, I have the " [none]" and "[none]" problem. Two watermarks, exactly the same as far as I can see but the "[none]" prints a watermark [none] but " [none]" doesn't. Why? Because printers!

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