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How to print a network settings list on a Sharp FO-DC600

The Sharp FO-DC600 is a network-capable fax machine, meaning that you can set it up to receive faxes and forward them over the network. To view the current network configuration at a glance, you can print out a network settings list directly from the machine. [donate]Instructions Step 1 Go... More

How to adjust color registration on a Ricoh MP series color copier

The Ricoh MP series color copiers (such as the MP C3300, MP C4500, or MP C2550) all put out good-quality color copies and prints. However, since the copiers use a different drum for each color (cyan, magenta, yellow, and black) the different colors can get out of alignment with each other... More

How to change the MAC address for a Linksys Wireless-G router

Every device connected to an Ethernet network uses a unique identifier called a MAC address to differentiate it from all the other devices. This MAC address is burned into the network interface card of the device, and typically can not be changed. However, with some routers, you can change the... More

How to change the password on a Linksys Wireless-N router

One of the first security measures you should take when setting up a new router is to change the default password. For many routers, the default password is "admin" -- and if someone doesn't know that, they can easily look it up online. Changing your router's password will prevent hackers from... More

How to show the IP address on an HP LaserJet P4015 printer

Any printer connected to a TCP/IP network has an IP address. It can be useful to know this IP address for a variety of reasons. Rather than having to search through the printer's menu or look through possibly outdated paperwork, you can set your printer up to display its IP address right on the... More

How to print a configuration page on a Xerox Workcentre 4118

Many copiers, printers, and fax machines give users the option of printing out a configuration page. This configuration page typically gives a brief overview of the machine's settings. You can print a configuration page from a Workcentre 4118 (called a system data list) by following the steps... More

How to print a configuration page for an HP LaserJet P2015

Unlike many HP printers, the LaserJet P2015 does not have a built-in menu or a display screen. You can't scroll through the menu options to find different settings or see how much toner is left in the cartridge. The only way to view information at the printer is to print out a configuration... More

How to fix the DHCP connection error on a Ricoh copier

Each year, more and more office copiers are being connected to local networks and used as MFPs (multifunction printers) rather than stand-alone copiers. However, if your copier is not connected to a network, it may flash this DHCP error in the lower left corner of the screen: Cannot connect... More

How to find the IP address of any device connected to your Verizon DSL router

Many networks use TCP/IP to communicate and exchange data over the network. On TCP/IP networks, each connected device is given an IP address. This IP address can be useful to know, and if you have a Verizon DSL router managing your network, you can use that router to find out the IP address of... More

How to run a self diagnostic test on an Okifax 5300

A nice feature of Okidata's Okifax 5300 fax machine is the ability to run its own self-diagnostic procedure. This self test will check the system's RAM, ROM, and various other components to make sure everything is running well. Once the self test has completed, a self diagnosis page will be... More