Tip & How-To about Epson Stylus Multifunction Printer/ Copier/ Scanner/ Fax

How to conserve color ink when printing only text documents.

First, make sure you have an updated driver installed in your computer. Visit http://support.epson.com for updated drivers.

To select black ink only mode and conserve color ink when printing only text documents, please do the following:

1. Open the Printers window by following the appropriate steps for your operating system:

In Windows 2000: Click START > SETTINGS > PRINTERS.

In Windows XP: Click START > CONTROL PANEL > PRINTERS AND FAXES or PRINTERS AND OTHER HARDWARE. (Select VIEW INSTALLED PRINTERS under PRINTER TASKS if no printers appear.)

In Windows Vista: Click START > CONTROL PANEL > HARDWARE AND SOUND > PRINTERS.


2. Right-click on your printer name and select PRINTING PREFERENCES.

3. Click the ADVANCED tab.

4. Select the BLACK INK ONLY option.

5. Click OK.

Remember to repeat these instructions and remove the check from BLACK INK ONLY when printing photos or color images.

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1. Connect the USB cable to your computer and then to your Epson product.

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PRINTER DRIVER DOWNLOAD

Please follow these steps to set up your Epson product and automatically download the Windows Vista printer driver for it from Microsoft:

1. Connect the USB cable to your computer and then to your Epson product.

2. When the FOUND NEW HARDWARE window appears, select Locate and Install Driver Software (Recommended).

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