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This week I had a 50 lose it's digital set programming on a power outage. The CP kept its setup, LAN settings remained so did the licences, but the password defaulted. I was always under the impression that unlike the 200/400 the set programming was stored on the hard drive.

Marv ccna

Sales, Installation & Service for Norstar, BCM, Samsung & Allworx Serving Ottawa and Eastern Ontario since 1990


Hard Drives get corrupted or fail....sounds like the core telephony and security got corrupted on the hard drive.
HD maybe on its way out.


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What make is the hard drive as the old Maxtor ones will fail.

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So I am correct then, the digital set programming is on the disk not on the motherboard. It was only 6 phones and 4 lines on it so I reprogrammed it and took a backup.

I didn't open the unit to look at the drive. The company I work for doesn't replace the drives. They would replace the whole unit and transfer the keycodes and repair the old one.

Marv ccna

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