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How to Reset the Network Settings on the X6570 Series AIO Inkjet Printer

Document ID:HO3231

Usergroup :External


Printer will not communicate with access point; Cannot communicate with printer; Wrong wireless settings; Incorrect address


How to reset the network settings; How to reset the printer back to factory defaults; How to reset the printer; How to clear TCP/IP settings; How to reconfigure the printer on a new network; How to set up the printer with a new access point; How to set up the printer with a new wireless router; How to associate printers on different networks; How to reconfigure the printer after resetting the access point; Consumer Inkjet Printers; Microsoft Windows 2000; Microsoft Windows XP; Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition; Microsoft Windows Vista


Procedure:  Resetting Network Settings

WARNING!  A network settings reset requires running the Wireless Setup Utility (PC), the Lexmark Setup Assistant (MAC) or, depending on your circumstances, a full reinstallation of the software.
CAUTION:  If your wireless indicator light is green, perform this procedure as a last resort.  Review Communication Error despite a Green WiFi Light first.  It is also recommended that you print the network settings page before performing this procedure.     
- 1st line of display
Red - 2nd line of display
Step Action
  1Press Settings to display Settings/ <Maintenance> on the display.
  2Press  to display Settings/ <Network Setup>.
  3Press  to display Network Setup/ <Print Setup Page>.
  4Press  to display Network Setup/ <Wireless Setup>.
  5Press  to display Wireless Setup/ <Network Name>. 
  6Press  twice to display Wireless Setup/ <Reset Wireless Adapter to Factory defaults>.
  7Press  to display the scrolling message This will reset all wireless network adapter settings. Are you sure?.
  8Press  or  to change the value from No to Yes, and press .

NOTE:  This procedure is the same on the X35XX and X45XX series products, but some of the default values are different.

Network Settings Page:  Default Network Settings 

SettingDefault Value / Explanation
StatusNot Connected
Bitrate0 Mbps (megabits per second)
End-of-Job (EOJ)90 sec.
UAA (MAC Address)12-digit hexadecimal hardware address.  Unique hardware address used as an identifier during configuration and setup of printer, e.g. 00200009A0A5
You may also see this value on a sticker on the back of the printer.
Firmware VersionNET.MH.N206 current as of 06/06/07
PasswordNot set
Enable DHCPOn
Address SourceManual
AddressAddress assigned by (DHCP-enabled) access point.
If unable to obtain a DHCP-administered address, Auto IP will assign a 169.254.#.# address.
GatewayIP address of router or wireless router, e.g. http :// or similar.  This value is often used to access your router's web page.
Zero Configuration Name6500 Series
NOTE:  This setting can be changed during the software installation.    
BSS TypeAd hoc (computer-to-printer).  This value will change to Infrastructure after configuration with the access point.  Commonly known as the connection type or mode.
SSIDPrint Server (09A0A5*)
*This value is unique to each individual printer.  Your value will be different.  Notice that this value is the last six characters of the UAA (MAC address).
Wireless Security ModeDisabled until configured. WPA or WPA2 is highly recommended, but WEP will work
Signal StrengthNot listed
Current Access PointNot listed
Current ChannelNot listed (1-14) when configured
QualityNot listed (Poor, Ok, Good, Excellent) when configured. 
Pairwise CipherNot listed (TKIP ) is an example encryption type.  This value is dependent on Wireless Security Mode. 
Groupwise CipherNot listed (TKIP) is an example. 
Trouble CodeCan't find Wireless Network

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Please contact Lexmark Technical Support for additional assistance.  NOTE:  When calling for support, you will need your printer model type and serial number.
Please call from near the printer in case the technician asks you to perform a task involving the device. 

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