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HP Color LaserJet 3000/3800, 4600, 5500, 5550, 8500, 8550, 9500 and 9500mfp, LaserJet 4000,4100, 8150, 9000, 9040, 9050, 4100 MFP, 9000MFP, M9040MFP, M9050MFP Series Printers - Initializing the Hard Drive or Flash DIMM from the Control Panel

Introduction
Instructions on how to initialize the hard drive or flash DIMM (if applicable) for the following HP LaserJet printers using the front control panel are detailed below.
  • HP Color LaserJet 3000/3800 series printers
  • HP Color LaserJet 4600 series printers
  • HP Color LaserJet 5500 series printers
  • HP Color LaserJet 8500/8550 series printers
  • HP Color LaserJet 9500 series printers
  • HP Color LaserJet 9500mfp
  • HP LaserJet 4000 series printers
  • HP LaserJet 4100 series printers
  • HP LaserJet 8150 series printers
  • HP LaserJet 9000/9050 series printers
  • HP LaserJet 4100 MFP series printers
  • HP LaserJet 9000 MFP series printers
  • HP LaserJet M9040/M9050 MFP series printers
HP Color LaserJet 3000/3800 series printers
Initializing the hard drive for the Color LaserJet 3000 and 3800 series printers:
  1. Turn the printer off and then on.
  2. When the printer begins its initialization sequence, press and hold MENU until all LEDs are lit.
  3. Press the back arrowone time. INITIALIZE DISK appears on the control-panel display.
  4. Press checkmarkone time. A series of asterisks appears on the control-panel display. Wait for the printer to complete its initialization sequence.
HP Color LaserJet 4600/5500 series printers
Initializing the hard drive for the Color LaserJet 4600 and 5500 series printers:
  1. Turn the printer off.
  2. Power the printer on, wait about 3-5 seconds, then hold down the Pause/Resume key on the control panel until all three LEDs are lit.
  3. Press the back button. The display will show INITIALIZE DISKS.
  4. Press the Select button. The printer will initialize the disk-this may take a moment-and continue its power-on sequence.
HP Color LaserJet 8500/8550 series printers
Initializing the hard drive for the HP Color LaserJet 8500 and 8550 series printers:
  1. Press the Menu key until CONFIGURATION MENU is displayed.
  2. Press the Item key until INITIALIZE DISK is displayed.
  3. Press the Select button twice.
      note:
    Any stored jobs will be lost.
HP Color LaserJet 9500 series printers
Initializing the hard drive for the HP Color LaserJet 9500 series printers:
  1. Power off, then power on the printer.
  2. Press and hold Pause/Resume during memory count; wait for the three LEDs to light up together.
  3. Release Pause/Resume and press the left navigation button.
  4. When Initialize Disks appears, press Select.
HP Color LaserJet 9500mfp
  1. Power off, then power on the MFP.
  2. Press and hold Start during memory count; wait for the three LEDs to light up together.
  3. Release Start and press 5; the screen displays Initialize Disks.
  4. Press 6; the screen displays Continuing Boot Sequence while the hard disk initializes. Wait for the home screen to be displayed.
HP LaserJet 4100 MFP series printers
Initializing the hard drive for the HP LaserJet 4100 MFP series printers:
  caution:
For printers in this series with MFP copy modules, initializing the hard drive will delete MFP firmware that is stored on the hard drive.
  1. Turn off the printer.
  2. Power the printer on while holding down the START button on the control panel until all three LEDs cycle on and off and then back on again.
  3. Press the Back Button.
  4. The following will be shown on the display:
    INITIALIZE DISKS
  5. Press the Select Button.
  6. The printer will begin initializing the disk (this may take a moment) and then the display will display the hp event logo and then eventually come to a READY state.
HP LaserJet 9000MFP/M9040MFP/M9050MFP series printers
Initializing the hard drive for the 9000MFP/M9040MFP/M9050MFP series printers:
  1. Turn the MFP on. As soon as the memory count starts press and hold down the START key down until all three LEDs come on at the same time and stay lit.
  2. Press and release the 5 key.
  3. Press and release the 6 key.
HP LaserJet 4000 series printers
Hard drive initialization procedures for the LaserJet 4000 series printers:
  1. Turn off the printer and install the new EIO hard disk.
  2. Turn on the printer while holding both the CANCEL button, and the SELECT button.
      note:
    The front panel lights should all turn on and stay on at this point.
  3. Release CANCEL and SELECT.
  4. Press MENU once to the left.
  5. Press VALUE once to the left
  6. Press SELECT.
      note:
    The printer will now start initialization of the hard drive or Flash DIMM
HP LaserJet 4100 series printers
Hard drive initialization procedures for the LaserJet 4100 series printers:
  1. Turn off the printer and install the new EIO hard disk.
  2. Turn on the printer while holding both the CANCEL button, and the SELECT button.
      note:
    The front panel lights should all turn on and stay on at this point.
  3. Release CANCEL and SELECT.
  4. Press MENU once to the left.
  5. Press VALUE once to the left Press SELECT.
  6.   note:
    The printer will now start initialization of the hard drive.
HP LaserJet 8150 series printers
Initializing the hard drive for the HP LaserJet 8150 series printers:
  1. Turn off the printer.
  2. Turn on the printer while holding both the CANCEL button, and the Select button.
      note:
    The front panel lights should all turn on and stay on at this point
  3. Release CANCEL and SELECT.
  4. Press the MENU key once to the left.
  5. Press the VALUE key once to the left.
  6. Press the SELECT key.
      note:
    The printer will now start initialization of the hard drive or Flash DIMM.
HP LaserJet 9000 series printers
Initializing the hard drive for the HP LaserJet 9000 series printers:
  1. Turn the printer off.
  2. Power the printer on while holding down the PAUSE/RESUME key on the control panel until all three LED's cycle on and off and then back on.
  3. Then press the Back button
  4. The following will be displayed on the control panel: INITIALIZE DISKS.
  5. Press the SELECT button.
  6. The printer will begin initializing the disk (this may take a moment) and then the control panel will display the HP Event Logo and eventually come to a READYstatus.
  7. The hard drive should now be properly initialized
HP LaserJet 9050 series printers
Initializing the hard drive for the HP LaserJet 9050 series printers:
  1. Turn the printer off.
  2. Power the printer on while holding down the MENU key on the control panel until all three LED's cycle on and off and then back on.
  3. Then press the Back button
  4. The following will be displayed on the control panel: INITIALIZE DISKS.
  5. Press the SELECT button.
  6. The printer will begin initializing the disk (this may take a moment) and then the control panel will display the HP Event Logo and eventually come to a READYstatus.
  7. The hard drive should now be properly initialized

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