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HP Photosmart C6280

How do I enter a special key combo for the HP C6280? There are no number keys.

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Re: HP Photosmart C6280

If you have the photosmart with a blue dash key, a grey dash key, and the green dash key, enter them in the order installed on the machine, blue, grey, green. that is the combo for the HP photosmart c4400 series and others.

Posted on Mar 19, 2009

Re: HP Photosmart C6280

I have the same problem with the HP C5180 won't go no further and is now a brick! Any suggestions? Never had it working at all

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