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    updating printer firmware...

    plan in half-term is to upgrade the firmware of around 6 HP networked printers using HP Web Jetadmin.

    any gotchas I should watch out for?

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    Sometimes it resets any static ip addresses on the printer so if your printers are setup this way rather than using reservations on a dhcp server you may need to redo that bit of the setup.

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    Not had any major issue when I've done it. I think HP probably see using webjetadmin as enough punishment.

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    If you have any Highpoint IDE or SATA hardware and/or drivers installed be careful as there's a common file name that both HP and Highpoint use. Net result Chaos!

    Known issue for 18 months now...

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    I've always found Web JetAdmin easy to use for this task. They also do another tool (whose name escapes me at present) if you don't have an infinite amount of RAM and only need to update firmwares.

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