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Cannot print I installed a new black cartridge to print, the panel then asked if I install a black cart. I answered (1) Yes! But now its still reading "No cartridge, open scanner cover and install ink cartridge". Do i need the other (color) cartridges in the printer to use the black only? Thanks

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It seems that another cart is empty. Check all cartridges when printer is off. And yes, you do need the color ones to print in bk.

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