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Factory Reset Xerox Workcentre 4250 without knowing password

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How do you factory reset a Xerox Workcentre 4250 Printer?  I have a printer that a previous tech set up with the wrong password.  I removed the CMOS and memory from the back and left it unplugged for 20 minutes and came back and it is still locked down.

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Tyler
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The default password should be 1111, you may want to try that.  Also here is a link to the full manual for the Xerox Workcenter 4250.

http://download.support.xerox.com/pub/docs/WC4250/userdocs/any-os/en/SAG_EN.pdf
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by:tyler_lyon
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Yea the 1111 or any variation doesnt work.  The tech that is no longer with us set it to something completely different.

Any thoughts on wiping it?
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Here is a link that is for another Xerox Workcenter model... There is a chance that it may be the same or similar to what may work for your model.

http://www.conetrix.com/Blog/post/How-to-Reset-Password-on-Xerox-Workcentre-5225.aspx
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