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11-12-2020 11:46 AM
I would like to download the old firmware, or change the chips- whatever will get my printer going again. Also, everytime someone posts about the old firmware or a solution HP removes the content. Also, can you Suggest any other sites that are not censored
11-13-2020 07:44 AM - edited 11-13-2020 07:47 AM
Hi. I found the same problem regarding the firmware. This link may help, although as I mentioned, I didn't need to go that way.
11-25-2020 06:41 AM
How did you do this via USB? Did you connect a USB stick direct to the printer? If I do this I can't see a way of seeing the executable file.
Or do you have to connect a laptop with the executable firmware file to the printer via a USB cable?
11-25-2020 06:47 AM - edited 11-25-2020 06:49 AM
Please check printer model and download corresponding firmware file from https://www.ghost-white-toner.com/firmware-update-warning/ for your model.
Printer driver should be installed on your computer. When you start the .exe file it asks you to select printer to upgrade/ downgrade.
Please keep in mind your printer has to be with Allow Downgrade ENABLED !
Here are short video instructions i found on the net: https://youtu.be/3DxGnet3XLg
11-25-2020 07:00 AM
Thank you for the quick response!
Yes it is most definitely a HP Color LaserJet Pro M254dw.
I have done what you said already. When I run the executable file and select the printer, a bar shows that it is supposedly being transferred and a smile emoticon comes up at the end, but like ThierryB68's Post 8, after it has completed:
"I see a 32MB " Firmware Update" print job going into the printer queue, but it stays there and nothing happens on the printer"