WICReset : Firewall / IP / Port information

If you are attempting to use WICReset, iWIC or the Debian equivalent utilities via a protected network such as a school, college, etc… then the following information should help you (or your IT support team) to create the temporary access rules required to enable the utility to work. Server/IP: resetters.com / 178.63.104.69 Ports: 23457 (TCP) […]

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RX500 – Reset Waste Counter

The Epson Stylus RX500 can be reset using the printers own button panel using the following process: Screen reads “Printer error-see your documentation or call service if necessary“. Turn printer off. With the printer off, press and hold:  B&W + Color + Stop + Load/Eject + Power (on/off) Continue to hold them down until the […]

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Epson Pro 4000 – Waste ink chip reset

The Epson Pro 4000 printer can reset the chip on its maintenance (waste ink) tank using a series of button presses on the printer itself. Turn off the printer Hold down the three leftmost arrow buttons (left, down, up) Turn on the printer Release the buttons A new menu will appear Press the up/down arrows […]

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IPR Tool Limitations (Epson America)

Some years ago Epson America released a tool usually with the prefix IPR (for: Ink Pad Reset) that could reset the waste ink counter on a number of Epson printers released primarily in North America. The reasons for the release of this tool were almost certainly in relation to a class legal action although the […]

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WICReset :: Workforce 840 Compatibility Problems

This issue diagnosis is unconfirmed but various reports of WICReset problems and successes offer some clues about when/how the Workforce 840 can be successfully reset by the WICReset tool. Problems: The WICReset tool cannot successfully reset the waste counter in a way that survives a power cycle (ie: power on/off) if the printer has already […]

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WICReset/iWIC :: Troubleshooting

Three are some common problems/questions associated with the WICReset/iWIC utilities so this will act as a troubleshooting guide on how to resolve them. Common to both iWIC related (MacOS) WICReset related (Windows)   Common to both Utilities (iWIC/WICReset) Q. The utility fails with error: “Internet connection lost. Try again later” A1. Please check the WICReset […]

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