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Need to print in all black not grayscale

I have color documents that I wish to print with black ink only on a HP Color LaserJet 3600n. How can I do this?

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Go to PRINTER PROPERTIES , select PREFERENCES ,and click where it says BLACK INK ONLY , good luck AJ

Posted on May 28, 2009

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