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How do I set the printer back to printing in Black instead of colour ??

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Change it under settings/preferences
what is the brand and model number of your printer ?

Posted on Feb 12, 2008

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When printing black, the first page comes out in clear black, however subsequent pages are printed in red. In doing a second document the same thing occurs.


Be sure to update your printer drivers with the newest (correct) manufacturer's drivers.

Also, make sure when you print a document you are printing in greyscale. Otherwise, you're wasting your color cartridge. Speaking of which I would try another set of cartridges, and aligning them using the software that came with your printer. Your color cartridge could be malfunctioning.

Mar 25, 2008 | Barebone Systems

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Colour prints not satisfactory


D_foofat,
This link will take you to instructions on cleaning your Cartridge Print Head: http://h10061.www1.hp.com/ccsearch/search?method=viewDocument&redirUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fh10025.www1.hp.com%2Fewfrf%2Fwc%2Fdocument%3Fdocname%3Dc00285228%26cc%3Dus%26lc%3Den%26dlc%3Den%26product%3D402150%26dlc%3Den%26lang%3Den&docId=document%28c00285228%29&uqry=&cqry=clean+printhead&ctry=us&dlc=en&lang=en&qry=clean+print+head
I hope it helps, and Good luck.

Mar 16, 2008 | Barebone Systems

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Canon i960 printer


I've had luck taking the print head out of the printer and setting it on a damp paper towel til the ink wicks out. The black ink probably dried a bit in the head. at least it worked for me.
Good luck

Mar 09, 2008 | Barebone Systems

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I am unable to cancel a waiting docment that i do not want to print


I shut my computer down unpluged the printer from the back of the computer then put it all back went to look on the computer to check that I had the right printer on the computer that is how I fixed it.

Feb 26, 2008 | Barebone Systems

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I have a Canon Pixma IP 5000 inkjet printer and am using Mac OS 10.3.9. It has 5 ink cartridges: 2 black (3e and 6) and one each yellow, magenta and cyan. I use it all day every day. After printing...


Thanks for getting back to me.
Sorry this ain't a solution but it seems to be the only cash-free way to contact you. No problem not solved - though I have tried everything. Dismantled the printer; washed, dried and replaced the waste ink pads; washed the print head; blew compressed air through the print-head sponge; replaced the cartridge 3 times; printed hundreds of test prints. I can't think of anything else to do and so I think the only solution is to replace the printhead (probably not even available) or replace the printer. The latter is looking most likely.

Feb 10, 2008 | Barebone Systems

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We just attached the macbook to the hppsc 1350v all in one printer and new print cartridges. When attempting to print, message reads"color print cartridge not compatible with this printer". We know we have...


Hi,

Just to confirm pls:
1. the new print cartridges are original HP inks;
2. you have remove the bright pink tape from the ink cartridges;
3. the black is on the right side and the color is on the left side.

You can try removing both cartridges and clean the gold colored contacts where the pink tape was. Pls do the same to the mate pins in the cartridge holder in the printer.

Try again. If this does not be corrective, you may need to change inks again.

Hope this be of help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

Feb 02, 2008 | Barebone Systems

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Printer Problems


ok" take cartriges out of printer , water on clean cloth make it damp, wipe ink heads, take a pencile with eraser , use eraser on printed circuite on the back of cartidges to clean contacts, use eraser back and forth, wipe with cloth , put it back in the printer . may have to run printer tools to clean cartridges also

Jan 21, 2008 | Barebone Systems

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