How to reset the DVR and NVR video recorder to default factory settings

Resetting the DVR/NVR Recording over the network

To reset DVR or NVR to default settings, navigate to the left bottom of the screen to the main menu. Select Setup >> System >> Maintenance >> Load Default

Here you can select the setting you wish to set to default. If you do not wish to reset the password, do not check the System boxes. Please note Load Default settings do not format your hard drive.

You’d need to enter the system password in the Authentication pop-up window (picture 1), which will lead to restarting your recorder (Picture 2)

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Resetting the NVR/DVR recorder using a hard reset

The R-series recorders have a reset button on the DVR and NVR’s back panel and ‘Reset Settings‘ in the recorder’s menu (CLICK HERE for the detailed guide):

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Click HERE for the detailed guide on the DVR and NVR reset button use

Navigate to Setup >> System >> Maintenance >> Reset Settings (Picture 3), where you can not select settings to reset so that it will reset your system completely, including the login credentials. You can choose ‘Format HDD‘ if you wish to format your hard drive, leading to erasing any recorded footage.

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