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Ink Cartridge Setting

Greetings. I have black ink cartridge in my printer. Every time I print I have to go in and change the setting from color to black in order for my document to print. There must be a way to set the default to black, but cannot figure it out, nor find any info in help on this.

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    Have black ink cartridge in printer, but tells me it doesn't match preferences. Can't figure out how to change preferences from color cartridge to black.

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Uninstall and reinstall the printer driver and software , it should fix the problem

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