The Secret Combo Reset Keys for the HP PhotoSmart C5100 Series Printers

This post is all about how to reset your HP Photosmart C5100 series printer. There are several printers under this HP product series line, and all of them has the same procedure and combo keys to reset.

List of HP Photosmart C5100 series printers
  • PhotoSmart C5100
  • PhotoSmart C510a
  • PhotoSmart C5140
  • PhotoSmart C5150
  • PhotoSmart C5175
  • PhotoSmart C5180
  • PhotoSmart C5183
  • PhotoSmart C5185
  • PhotoSmart C5188
  • PhotoSmart C5190
  • PhotoSmart C5190
Reset Procedure
  • Turn ON your printer.
  • While the printer is Turned ON, remove the power cord from the back of the printer.
  • Wait for 10 seconds.
  • Plug the power cord back into the printer, and while doing this press and hold the “HELP” and “OK” buttons.
  • Your printer should turn ON automatically and will start to reset. If not, turn ON the printer manualy to start the reset.