troubleshooting Question

Reset Cisco PIX 501 to factory defaults

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Hi

I am trying (and failing) to reset a new ish cisco pix 501 to the factory defaults, somehow it was configure with the wrong IP now no-one can get on to it.

I have the console up and running and it is responding, however i have gone into enabled mode and type "config factory-default" (as per the manual) and nothing seems to be happening.

There is no password set on the device.

currently the inteface looks like this:

pixfirewall# config factory-default
Usage:    configure terminal
pixfirewall#

any ideas on what i can do, this is kinda urgent!

thanks

Mark
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