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Regional Codes for Europe

I've read the article on how to set a C3180 european printer to run with US cartridges, posted by paulskiya.

" a 10 tab test on the printer by holding down cancel button and start color copy. this will print out region code.

open print page, hold down ctl key and doublew click on the HP logo.

enter these codes in the 5 boxes:
0229, 8572, 8308, 5992, 4000. The total box should read 27047..."


However, what 5 codes do I need to reset the printer so that it can again run european printers?

The 10 tab test didn't show me the codes for the european printer.

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Hi Dave,

I looked at the problem you have, I worked with HP before in All-in-one.
My personel advice is that please do not make any changes on your own.
The printer region can be changed only three times, so be carefull.

I suggest you to contact HP chat support, this support is free of cost.

Please click on the web link given below and select your product and start over with an online HP technician.

Have a great day!

Posted on Mar 25, 2008


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