"Give root password for login" message on the Connect+ series and SendPro P

Learn how to resolve the message "Give root password for login" on the Connect+ 500W, Connect+ 1000, Connect+ 2000, Connect+ 3000, SendPro P1000, SendPro P1500, SendPro P2000, and SendPro P3000.
Products affected: Connect+® 500W, Connect+® 1000, Connect+® 2000, Connect+® 3000, SendPro® P1000, SendPro® P1500, SendPro® P2000, SendPro® P3000

Issue

Your franking machine asks for the root password and will not boot up.

Cause

The internal franking machine software has malfunctioned.

Resolution

A  reboot may resolve the issue:
  1. Press and hold the blue power button until the display turns off.
  2. After the franking machine has been off for 10 seconds, press the power button to power back up.
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UPDATED: 14 August 2021

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