HP: Firmware downgrade procedure

Those who need to perform the Firmware Downgrade for HP printers find below the instructions and a list of "downgrades" for different models.

Procedures are the same for all printer models below.

1. Enter the menu: "Printer settings"

2. Click on "Support"

3. "Laserjet Update"

4. "Manage Updates"

5. Set the status to "Disabled" or "Off"

6. "Allow Updates", set "Yes"

7. "Ask before inst.", Set "Always ask"

8. "Allow Downgrade", set: "Yes"

9. Download the downgrade of your interest from those listed

10. Extract and open the file of your interest

11. Select the printer to update and click "Send Firmware"

12. Once downgraded go back to: Settings / Support / Laserjet Update / Allow Updates

13. Set "No" to prevent future updates.

Hp 202A/X Printers

Hp Laserjet M 254dn

Hp Laserjet M 280/281

Hp 204A/X Printers

Hp Laserjet 153/154

Hp Laserjet M 180/181

Hp 902 XL Printers

Hp OfficeJet Pro 6950

Hp OfficeJet Pro 6954

Hp OfficeJet Pro 6960

Hp OfficeJet Pro 6962

Hp OfficeJet Pro 6968

Hp OfficeJet Pro 6970

Hp OfficeJet Pro 6978

Hp 952 XL Printers

HP OfficeJet Pro 7720

HP OfficeJet Pro 7730

HP OfficeJet Pro 7740

HP OfficeJet Pro 8210 / 8216 / 8218

HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 / 8715 / 8718

HP OfficeJet Pro 8720 / 8725

HP OfficeJet Pro 8730 / 8740 / 8745