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Canon ip700 Printer Ink Question

Is it possible to print while only having a Black ink cartridge in? It says I cant without a colored in. But since I dont have a colored on and dont need one, this creates a problem.

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  • premiercab Feb 07, 2008

    I went through all of the settings, and changed everything to blak only. Still doesnt work.

  • premiercab Feb 07, 2008

    I think there may be no way around it. We have colored ink being shipped, but we need black ink now. haha. Thank you so much for your great and quick help.

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Sure..go to your print settings, and tell the machine to print in black only. That's a usual trick for when the color runs out, which is not unlike when it's missing. Of course, you might just want to replace the color cartridge, just to keep your printer happy, no?

Got backup?

Posted on Feb 07, 2008

  • Patrick Michaels
    Patrick Michaels Feb 07, 2008

    ok...then it's not just the print cartridges..I suggest you consider re installing your print manager. It's sometimes a factor, in managing the color issues.

    Hope that helps you a bit.

  • Patrick Michaels
    Patrick Michaels Feb 10, 2008

    Thanks for your support post solution.


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