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Registered: ‎07-28-2017

Wont power up when network cable is connected

Hi Hopefully someone can help, I have a Xerox WorkCentre 3655X That is new, I did not buy it new I purchased it from somone. But still had protective plastics and stuff inside and out. With network cable plugged in The unit powers on but gets stuck in the start up screen and goes no further, Eventually shuts down. With the network Cable unplugged the unit powers on and operates great prints out the test page nicely. When the uint is on and operating correctly I plug in the network cable and it freezes the machine/Sometimes it doesnt but still wont work. computer wont pick it up and It tells me my network cable is not plugged in. Sounds like it needs updated or something? What do i do? config-page-001.jpgconfig2-page-001.jpg

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Re: Wont power up when network cable is connected

ive connected to my computer alone with no network just using network cable to link the two. the printer does not freeze up but my computer detected it downloaded whatever it needed and tried to run a test print and it says my printer is not turned on.

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Re: Wont power up when network cable is connected

it only has 52 prints on it and thats from me printing test pages and copy's.

Analyst Nation Moderator
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Re: Wont power up when network cable is connected

Looks like they may have been less than truthful.

 

Due to the fact your config sheet says it was last updated in 2014, I decided to go digging on your Serial number (New machine would never have been updated, let alone 3 years ago.

 

This machine was well used (Minimum 49768 impressions) by the previous owner, and Xerox has records going way back, meaning it was under contract and metered supplies.

 

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Best bet is to wipe the device via altboot and use the latest firmware to do so. (Every setting will be lost)

 

Other option (workaround really) is to just disable everything at the copier, plug it into the LAN, and enable 1 by 1 until you find what one kills it (SNMP or WSD would be my suspects). But even when you find the culprit, finding the source would be a real pain. Could also be a secure certificate that fails due to the IP not being correct for it.

 

Check your PM's.

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Re: Wont power up when network cable is connected

That is not my serial number. My serial number is C7X225080

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Re: Wont power up when network cable is connected

signed in as admin and reset to defaults. plugged it into my network and now it works. problem now is my screen on the printer is froze. how do I update this printer? maybe thats what it needs.

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Re: Wont power up when network cable is connected

Latest firmware

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Re: Wont power up when network cable is connected

Upgraded printer to newest firmware. Via Altboot. Upgrade sucessful.  When network cable is connect the printer still freezes. What can be wrong. This printer is new with only 50+ prints.

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Re: Wont power up when network cable is connected

turned unit on and now it prints from my computer through the network. only problem now is my touch screen on the printer does not work. it is on and beeps when i touch it but nothing happens. cant log in cant access any settings or nothing. the screen and settings all work when i have no network cable connected.

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Re: Wont power up when network cable is connected

It absolutely has to be a hardware issue with this machine, it can't be settings, every single setting has been thoroughly wiped out and it still has issues, and it has kept those issues in multiple firmware levels, even across completely different generations.

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