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Ink cartridge replacement

I have been having problems replacing my black ink cartridge.  I bought a new black and replaced it but it wont let me print anything because the cyan (blue) cartridge is low.  Is there anyway I can print without having to buy a new blue cartridge.  I dont print anything in color, I just want to use the black
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I had the same problem, and after scouring around online for a few days, I learned that this is one of the biggest gripes about this printer. Basically, you're out of luck unless you replace EVERYTHING, even though you only want to print black (nuts, isn't it?). So I went out and bought all new color cartridges, and it STILL won't print. I think it's just a bad printer all around. :(

Posted on Nov 05, 2008

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    Donald Nov 26, 2013

    Im going out and buying a new printer, this is a really dumb set up. I should be able to print, if necessary, with what ever color I have left. Some times I just need things printed and color doesn't matter.

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