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Rcv to memory password

I never had a password setup for rcv to memory. We recently had a power outage and when the power came back on it only received to memory and I am unable to access our documents. Is their anyway to remove the password or reset it without the password??

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  • peter788 Feb 09, 2008

    On the Panafax UF-585 using "function 8-5 set 3 set" it is supposed to print if their is no password. If their is a password, it then asks for it. That is what happens to me. I have also tried the start and copy button. Thanks anyway

  • peter788 Feb 09, 2008

    In order to turn off the receive to memory it forces you to input the password before being able to make a change for security purposes. I also tried unplugging the machine and removing the backup battery hoping it would reset system to default settings but that didn't work either. Thanks

  • peter788 Feb 27, 2008

    is their a way to do a factory reset and eliminate the password that has been setup since we don't know the password??


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No 2 manufacturers use the same method. However it is unlikely that you need a password. To print the contents of the SAF memory, it requires a simple procedure. Either there is a resume button, or sometimes use the copy button or the start/copy button. Let me know which machine it is.

Posted on Feb 08, 2008

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    Rob Fauchon Feb 09, 2008

    OK now we are talking the same language.Set receive to memory option to off, then change the password. Function 5 set 2 set.

    Now try and print out documents. With Function 8 5 Set 3 Set

  • Terry Davis Jun 07, 2013

    I have the same problem. But now the machine is set to receive to memory and I can't change that without the now corrupt password. Can't turn off receive to memroy to change the password, without the password! Catch-22.


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