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Prints in color for test print but not for real print

My printer prints the test in color but when i print normal it only prints black ank white

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First thing to try is to insure that the "Print in Grayscale" box is not checked.

Click on Start>Printers and Faxes. Right click on the icon of your DJ5550 printer and select "Properties".

First make sure on the "Quality" tab, that you have not selected "Fast Draft".

Then click on the "Color" tab and see if the box is checked by "Print in Grayscale". If it is uncheck it. Problem solved. If it is not checked Comment back and let me know.

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