How to Reset an HP Laser Jet 4 Printer

If you need to reset your HP LaserJet 4 printer or clear a “Reset Menu” error, the Reset menu allows you to clear the print queue and configuration settings. You do not need a technician to reset the LaserJet 4 printer. The reset process requires only a few buttons. You will have your printer reset and back online within minutes.

Press the “Shift” and “Menu” buttons at the same time. Hold the buttons down until you see “RESET=MENU” appear on the screen.

Press the “+” key until “MENU*” appears on the display. Press “Enter” to select the menu reset option.


Press “ON LINE” to complete the system reset. Watch the display for the “Reset Complete” notification.



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