Reverting/Recovering Firmware – Epson printers

In some instances Epson inkjet printers can stop functioning normally and there have been a number of causes for this including firmware updates, reset processes and even just sending a print job. Whatever the reason Epson does have an option to revert or recover the printer firmware in some printers. The articles provided via the […]

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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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WICReset – not commonly downloaded warning

With so many computer programs being infected as trojans, some other forum of virus and the like, there’s an increasing level of paranoia being built into Malware scanners and increasingly into web browsers. As a result, we’re starting to see reports that were originally associated with the AdjProg utilities, being linked to downloads of the […]

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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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