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Printer not working so put new Color ink in - red light is on the black ink. Changed printing preferences to Color Ink and deleted all documents in queue and also turned off computer and still the printer does not work. i hear a noise like a battery going low coming from the computer when I am working on the printer. any ideas? Do both black and color ink have to be in to work?

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Part of your prob is that the way ink jet printers work, (according to the tech support training that I rcv'd about ten yrs ago from Canon) is that the printer "builds" the image or character by adding color to the black ink (for most of the jobs) in order to create "depth", so you will need to replace or (HINT: you can sometimes reset the cartridge by lifting the locktab and then reseating it) using the utility to replace the black cartridge. good luck!

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