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Not print and not scann without colour cartridge

We have a problem with our printer because don't recognize the colour cartridge and for reason don't print just with black cartridge and not scann too. we want to know how to set to can print just with black cartridge.

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Re: not print and not scann without colour cartridge

When you print, set it to grayscale or black and white filter. I have done this and it works when the color is out of ink

Posted on Jul 01, 2007

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Re: not print and not scann without colour cartridge

Most printer require all cartridge to be present and recognised before they will operate- even though you only wish to print -say- text in black. When printing in most machines all colours print even if it is only text you want. Except some machine can have a black only mode This will be found in the properties menu, if your machine has the facility

Posted on Jun 06, 2007

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