To reset a Honeywell DVR to its default settings, simply press and hold the dvr’s reset button for 12 seconds.
Note The DVR is not supplied with a modem cable, and many modems are not supplied with cables. Make certain you have the correct cable when purchasing the modem.
The DVR has a factory reset switch to the right of the RS232C connector. this switch will only be used on the rare occasions that you want to return all the settings to the original factory default settings.
Caution: When using the Factory Reset, you will lose any settings you have made
To reset the unit, you need a straightened paper clip
Turn the DVR off
Turn it on again
While the DVR is initializing, poke a straightened paper clip in the unlabeled hole to the right of the USB port.
Hold the switch until all the LEDs on the front panel are lit
After restarting DVR use default username and password admin / 123456