[CentOS] OT: default password for HP printer

Mon Jun 22 19:52:17 UTC 2015
ken <gebser at mousecar.com>

On 06/22/2015 02:51 PM, Fred Smith wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 22, 2015 at 02:30:00PM -0400, ken wrote:
>> On 06/22/2015 12:43 PM, Scott Robbins wrote:
>>> On Mon, Jun 22, 2015 at 11:31:34AM -0400, ken wrote:
>>>> For some reason the "tech support" people at Hewlett-Packard don't
>>>> know what the default password is to access their printer's embedded
>>>> web server (EWS).  I got it myself from the installation manual six
>>>> months ago and immediately set my own password which I have used
>>>> since then, so I no longer remember what the default is.  (It's
>>>> really a longer story than that, but....)  So I was just hoping that
>>>> someone here might know what that default password is.  Mine is an
>>>> Officejet Pro 8620, but perhaps some other, recent HP printer
>>>> default password would work. (Yes, I've already tried various
>>>> versions of "admin", an empty password, and others, but just not
>>>> anything which has worked.)
>>> Judging from this thread, there may not be one.
> if you got it from the manual, six months ago, have you looked there
> again to find out what it is, so you could try it now?

Fred, really?  If that were an option for me, don't you think I would 
have done that?