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Lexmark MS812dn / MS812dtn

Lexmark MS812dn / MS812dtn

Utilities menu


    Remove Held Jobs

  • Confidential
  • Held
  • Not Restored
  • All

Delete confidential and held jobs from the printer hard disk.


  • Selecting a setting affects only print jobs that are stored in the printer hard disk. Bookmarks, print jobs on flash drives, and other types of held jobs are not affected.
  • Not Restored removes all Print and Hold jobs that are not restored from the printer hard disk or printer memory.

    Format Flash

  • Yes
  • No

Format the flash memory.

Warning—Potential Damage:  Do not turn off the printer while the flash memory is being formatted.


  • Yes deletes all data stored in the flash memory.
  • No cancels the format request.
  • Flash memory refers to the memory added by installing a flash memory card in the printer.
  • The flash memory option card must not be read/write‑ or write‑protected.
  • This menu item appears only when a formatted, working flash memory card is installed.

    Delete Downloads on Disk

  • Delete Now
  • Do Not Delete

Delete downloads from the printer hard disk, including all held jobs, buffered jobs, and parked jobs.


  • Delete Now sets the printer to delete the downloads and allows the display to return to the originating screen after the deletion.
  • Do Not Delete sets the printer display to return to the main Utilities menu.

    Activate Hex Trace

Assist in isolating the source of a print job problem.


  • When activated, all data sent to the printer is printed in hexadecimal and character representation, and control codes are not executed.
  • To exit or deactivate Hex Trace, turn off the printer.

    Coverage Estimator

  • Off
  • On

Provide an estimate of the percentage coverage of toner on a page. The estimate is printed on a separate page at the end of each print job.

Note:  Off is the factory default setting.

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