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Printer will only print with color cartridge.
When trying to print only black, the printer carrage does not travel back and forth. So it looks like the printer is not either getting the black info or it is ignoring it.
Did try a new black cartridge but that did not work.
Put the black cartridge in color slot and printed a color picture and the cartridge did work, but the color cartridge did not work in the black slot.
Reinstalled software, but that did not help.
Restored the computer to the last saved condition and the printer DID print several black pages, but then stopped printing black again.
Restoring computer after that did not help.
Had someone else try to install it on their computer, but it does not work there either.
If it was not for the time that the printer worked after restoring the computer, I would think that the printer was dead.
But I have heard that the printer might need to be reset.
I came up with a work around for printing black.
I changed the black cartridge with the color cartridge.
Then when I have a letter to print, I change change (or write) the letter text to yellow, red or blue.
Then I can print out a letter.
By printing the text as yellow, red or blue the cartridge will try to print with only 1 color, but will print out black.
If you do not use one of these primary printing colors the out put will be unusable.
I can not of course print out pictures.
Posted on Oct 21, 2008
You need to take it a couple steps further after your test print. Sounds like your print heads need cleaning or your cartridge may need aligning. It's best to do this each time you install a new cartridge.get more information and help from here .hope this helps you.
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