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To reset the photoconductor drum counter, press and hold the Cancel button on the printer until all lights flash in sequence. You can clear the Replace photoconductor message only when the imaging drum has been replaced. For more information on how to replace the drum, see the User's Guide.:

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/prn1720/


Click on this link or copy and paste the complete link into your browser.

If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.

Thanks, Joe

Posted on Nov 11, 2010

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