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How can I fix my printer laserjet 5000, I'm trying to print something biger and tha printer display come up with "20 insufisient memory" so I don't know if I have to clean the memory or to add more memory, please helmp my up. Thank you.

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  • Juan Verdugo May 20, 2010

    Yes, it was very helpful, thank you very much Ekse

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Perform a reset and see if the issue gets solved.
Cold reset

  1. Turn printer off.
  2. Hold the GO key
  3. Turn printer on.
  4. Continue to hold the GO key until the printer reads COLD RESET.
  5. Release GO.
    • INITIALIZING appears.
    • Then, RESTORING FACTORY SETTING.
    • Followed by OFFLINE.
  6. Press the GO key to put back on line. NOTE: A cold reset resets the HP Jetdirect card. Remove HP Jetdirect card before performing a cold reset

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