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How do I find the page count on my Dell 1720 printer?

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How do I find the page count on my Dell 1720 printer? ANSWER:
1st. Turn printer on.
2nd. Simply press the CONTINUE button "3" times in RAPID successions. That's it.

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  1. Turn off the printer.
  2. Open the front cover.
  3. Press and hold the Continue button How do I find the page count on my Dell 1720 - continue_button_0.jpg as you turn on the printer.
    All the lights cycle.
  4. Release the Continue button continue_button_0.jpg.
  5. Close the front cover.
    The light sequence representing the Home menu is displayed.
  6. Press the until all the lights cycle.
    The Printer Settings Configuration sheet prints.

Posted on Jun 29, 2009

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    rgerlovich Apr 24, 2012

    This only prints a Printer Settings Configuration page. No page count on that page.

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    Rob Wes Feb 24, 2017

    rgerlovich is correct; This only prints a Printer Settings Configuration page. No page count on that page. However; there is a much easier way to get the PAGE COUNT as well as ALL printer info.

    1st. Turn printer on.
    2nd. Simply press the CONTINUE button "3" times in RAPID successions. That's it.

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