Question about Printers & Copiers
The wireless port has been working fine for two months, suddenly it stopped working. I tried re-setting it and then re-loading the drivers, but after loading them, the install wizard can't find the printer. All firewalls are Off. Is the port dead?
Reset the network print server back to factory defaults:
Turn off the printer
Make sure the front cover is closed and the power cord plugged in.
Hold the "GO" as you turn on the power switch. Keep the GO button pressed down until the Toner,Drum,Error LEDS light up. Release the GO button. Make sure that the Toner,Drum,and paperLEDS are off.
Press the GO button seven times. Make sure that all the LEDS light up to indicate the print server has been reset to factory defaults.
Then setup the IP address.
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Posted on Nov 07, 2008
How do I reset the printer to factory defaults? How do I perform a factory reset?
Follow the steps below to reset the printer to factory defaults.
1. Check that the front cover of the printer is closed. Turn OFF the
power switch on the right side of the printer.
2. Turn ON the printer power switch while holding down the GO button
until the Toner, Drum, and Error LEDs are lit.
The GO button is located on the top left side of the printer below the
Toner, Drum, and Error LEDs.
3. Release the GO button. All LEDs will be off.
4. Press the GO button 8 times. The Ready LED will flash while the
printer is reset. After the printer is reset the Ready LED will be lit.
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Posted on Sep 22, 2009
It may be no more than your wireless router going flaky.
Yesterday, one of my computers could not connect to the Internet. Unplugged the router for 3-5 minutes and then plugged it back in for the same amount of time. Then it worked.
This morning my printer would not work. Repeated the paragraph above and all is fine.
Looks as though the unplugging forces the IP Settings in the printer (or router???) to be reset.
Posted on Jan 29, 2010
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