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Print Color How to set X2550 to print color? I tried uncheck the "Print Color Images in Black and White" option, but still print out black and white. Please help.

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Normal 0 Driver could be corrupt.
Disconnect the printer or at least be sure it is turned off. I'd do both and reinstall the CD software program that came with the printer. When the software program asks you to connect the printer to the USB port, do so and it should again work properly.
Hope this helps. Bud

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