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Lost Bluetooth passkey (PIN) for HP Deskjet 450wbt

Posted on 2006-07-10
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I managed to lose the passkey for an HP Deskjet 450 wbt.  I am now trying to use this printer on a new computer with bluetooth and the connection manager keeps asking me for the passkey.  Is there a way of resetting the printer so I can put a fresh passkey in it?
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Found this on the web:

reset device access:
In order to change the printer’s wireless settings you must connect the printer to your computer with a USB cable. Follow these steps to clear all bonded devices from the printer’s memory:
1. Open the Toolbox, then open the Configure Bluetooth Settings dialog box.
2. Click the Reset Device Access button.
A warning dialog box appears.
3. Click OK to close the warning dialog box.
All bonded devices are nw removed from the printer’s memory.

reset to factory defaults:
Follow these steps to reset the printer to the factory default settings:
1. Press and hold down the Power button.
2. While holding down the Power button, tap the Cancel button 4 times, then tap the Resume button 6 times.
3. Release the Power button.

to change the printer’s PIN code:
In order to change the printer’s PIN code you must connect the printer to your computer with a USB cable.
Follow these steps to set the PIN code:
1. Make sure the printer is connected to computer using a USB cable.
2. Open the Toolbox, then open the Configure Bluetooth Settings dialog box.
3. Click the Change PIN Code button.
The Change PIN Code dialog box appears.
4. Enter the new PIN Code. The default PIN Code is “0” (zero).
5. Re-enter the new PIN code.
6. Click OK.
The PIN code is changed
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Just noticed all the funny codes in my first post. Just ignore anything that goes &#xxx;
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