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Printing black & white when there's no color ink

I just want to print a few things in black & white.  My color ink cartridge is empty and it keeps telling me that the color cartridge is empty.  I don't want color and I don't want to go buy one either. This is the most inconvenient and difficult printer that I have ever owned.  I have other issues with it also.  It is also the first Canon.  I won't be buying another one.

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More of a workaround than a real solution--when the error message comes up, press and hold the stop/reset button. After a few seconds, the message will go away and you can continue printing without changing the cartridge.


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