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Colored text printing

Deskjet 812c is used for text only with Black cart & dead Color cart inn place. Printer will not print anything that is not black or gray. Manual has been of no help. what to do?
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    can i install a black cart. in place of color

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The printer assumes that the color cartridge is good, and is trying to print with the dead color cartridge.
See if there is a setting for your printer under the control panel, printer, and go to printer properties.
See if you can select to print BLACK only.
I know they have this option for some Canon Printers, but not sure with the HP Printer Drivers.
Worst case senerio, Highlight all of the text, and change the color to BLACK before printing. You can always just pick up a cheap refilled cartridge at Staples since it wont be used a lot, the quality isnt going to make much difference.

Good luck.
Hope this helps.
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