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Samsung Printing Trouble

Samsung clp300 only printing in black from my laptop using Vista over my network. The printer is connected to a deck computer using XP. Printer work fine on XP computer. I think if i connect directly to the laptop it work fine

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  • marherlo Apr 20, 2008

    Hey,

    I have the same problem!!. I have a CLP-300 printer connected to a Windows vista laptop and it only prints black!! no colours!!!

    If i connect CLP-300 to a desk Windows xp computer, it works!!

    I am getting crazy because i have checked everything, even color option, and it seems that the controller is not working properly.



    HELP!!

    thanks

  • DollBurrell Apr 23, 2008

    Also having the same problem.Everytime i go into properties and set it to colour and click save. It stills prints in black and if I go back into it once I have clicked save it has reverted back to greyscale - please help it is sending me crazy!

  • angiep83 May 11, 2010

    I am having the same problem. It doesn't matter how many times I click on it to print in color, as soon as you hit OK, it reverts back to black and white. Please help!!

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If reported problem showing in text printing only:
Click Samsung CLP-300 series icon
Select driver program
Select Graphics tab
Select Color printing
Select Advanced options
Deselect Print all text black, OK
Save (optional favorite name), OK.
Note: Favorite print profile are stored for each individual user!

Posted on Feb 09, 2009

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I had this problem too. My printer is connected to a PC running XP, and I share it over the wireless network with my Vista laptop. Every time I tried to print from my laptop it came out greyscale, no matter what setting I chose.

I solved the problem by uninstalling the shared printer driver from my laptop and reinstalling the *most recent* driver package for Vista which I downloaded from the Samsung website. I chose the "networked printer" option, networked UNC, and named it \\YourComputername\YourSharedSamsungPrinterName

This has fixed the problem - I suspect the early drivers produced by Samsung did not work that well.

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Make sure that when you go to print under propertys choose color tab and then color

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