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Epson DX8400: how can i get it to print black only

Ran out of ink. Bought black only (Epson cartridge) because of financial constraints. Printer now will not print because it wants the other 3 colour cartridges replaced as well. I this a complete con by Epson or what? How can I get it to print black only.

p.s. printer recognises black cartridge as full. HELP DESPERATE IN LONDON!!

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  • Toddyx Mar 11, 2009

    Thank you Smithbrother for your speedy reply from Morag in London. Been looking at other 'computer-help' sites on Google meanwhile and I believe you are right. Not sure if I rated you correctly, wanted to give you 100%! XXX

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Sorry Desperate. All inkjet printers, from all companies,  are programed to only operate with ink in all containers to avoid other problems. Their is no workaround. Please rate me not harshly just  because you don't like the answer. Rate based upon the truth of an answer. 

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  • Thomas F. Schneider Mar 11, 2009

    Thank for the thought .You gave me three  of four or 80% but that is ok. no big deal.

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