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Hp laserjet 4550dn, how do you initialize thehard drive?

I put a new hard drive in this printer and I get a message "Disk not initialized" How do I initialize this? thanks for the help

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Try taking the disk out and format it on a PC first.

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Solution
A hard disk initialization will erase and reformat the printer's hard disk. Perform hard disk initialization only if an error code displays on the control panel indicating a disk error. Always try initializing the hard disk before replacing it.

1. Turn the printer on. 
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1. Turn the printer on and watch the control panel display. 
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daca aceasta procedura nu reuseste, atunci va trebui sa inlocuiesti formatter-ul. daca nu exista hard disk

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1) TRY to flash the firmware.
2) Try cold reset and disk initializations.
3) Replace firmware dimm.
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1. Turn the printer off, then on
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