Reset to factory defaults

Reset to factory defaults

Use the following procedures to reset parameters on the HP Jetdirect print server to factory default values.

HP Jetdirect Print Servers caution Reset to factory defaults CAUTION:

A cold reset clears all data from memory and resets all values to their factory defaults. Before proceeding, print an HP Jetdirect configuration page.

An HP Jetdirect X.509v3 certificate is saved after a cold reset. However, a CA certificate installed to validate a network authentication server is not saved.

A reset can affect user-specified printer settings.

Network clients can lose their connection to the printer.

HP Jetdirect External Print Servers

Hold down the Test button on the print server while connecting the power cord.

HP LaserJet Printer with Internal EIO Print Server

Use the appropriate procedure to perform a cold reset on the printer/MFP model. (In most cases this resets the HP Jetdirect internal print server.)

For older HP LaserJet printers, perform a cold reset by turning the printer off and then on again while pressing the Go, Start, or Pause/Resume button.

For recent HP LaserJet printers and MFPs, you can generally use the procedures described in Example: Cold reset using the service menu.

For other printers, or if you have questions about performing a cold reset, see your printer service manuals. Or, visit and search for document file bpj02300.html.

HP LaserJet Printers/MFPs with Embedded HP Jetdirect Print Server

HP Jetdirect embedded print servers can be reset to factory defaults when a cold-reset is performed on the printer.

HP Jetdirect Print Servers note Reset to factory defaults NOTE:

The Restore Factory Settings menu item in the printer control panel menu does not reset the HP Jetdirect print server.

For recent LaserJet printers and MFPs, use the printer’s Service menu accessed during the initial turn-on sequence. See Example: Cold reset using the service menu.

For other printers, see your printer service manuals.

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