HP Laser Printers Using 203X (CF54x) Firmware Issue
The following instructions are for any customers experiencing an issue with unrecognised compatible cartridges using any printers below that may have recently received a firmware upgrade.
HP LaserJet M153 or M154 Series
HP LaserJet Pro M180 or M181 Series
HP LaserJet Pro M254 (dn or nw) Series
HP LaserJet Pro M280 or M281 Series
Solution: Downgrade your HP Printer Firmware to the previous version
*Please note: There is no disadvantage to downgrading your printer's firmware.
Configure your printer to allow firmware downgrades by the steps below:
Download and open the .exe program file relevant to your printer's model number below. Once downloaded, run the firmware downgrade software found inside.
Firmware Download Links
Select from the dropdown box, your Printer's model number and click 'Send Firmware' button as shown below...
A status bar will be displayed while the firmware is being applied to the printer. Once complete, please Exit.