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I am not broken, but want to know if there is a way to make my Deskjet F4100 All=in=One Color printer only print in black so that I can save my color cartridges.

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YES !! theres a way . . . go to "PROPERTIES" , on top tab go to "COLOR" , then check box where it says "PRINT ON GREYSCALE" , then check "BLACK CARTRIDGE ONLY"
hope this helps AJ

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I have a HP Deskjet D4260 and when i print something using HP Deskjet D4200 series its black and white. I need the pictures to be in color


U must be using HP74, 75 cartridge for your printer.

There are few reasons you are getting black and white (gray)...for printing job.

1. No color ink.
- If you are out of color ink.. that's what it happens.
- check your ink level through control panel.

2. Printer set up. (I think this is pretty much the reason you are not getting color)
- First, check your printer setting.
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Among the print quality option, pls choose, color mode instead of gray mode. That's it.

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Color cartridge runs out even though I'm only printing b&w typed scripts. Any way to shut it off? Only have use for color printing once in a blue moon Hewlett Packard HP DeskJet Printer #932C


Even though you print a b/w document... unless you say 'black cartridge only' in your printing preferences, all the colors get used.

Find 'black cartridge only' in your printing preferences, or 'print in greyscale' and then print your document. You must specify this for your printer to know that it must use the black only.

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My deskjet 5550 printer stopped printing in color it only print black ink i have replaced the color cartridge still only prints in blank only; i have tried calibrate printer and clean cartridge options;...


If the Cartridge and printer alignment is successfull and you are still not able to print in color, mostly the Color print is disabled in your pc

Click on START Button
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Under Printing preferences, you will find Printing mode - It must be on BLACK or GREY SCALE, Change to COLOR/ ALL
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I have HP Deskjet D2466 Printer and when i want to print with color cartridge, the black color would be printed as blue color... My black cartridge was exhausted so i only can printed with color...


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How to set hp deskjet 3550 inkjet printer to print in only black and white by ignore the color ink,for the important document. endliam< endliamc@gmail.com>


To Save the color ink you can change the printer settings to Black Only.

To Setup:
  1. Press START Button.
  2. Select RUN Command.
  3. Type these commands in CAPS.
  4. CONTROL PRINTERS and press OK or Enter.
  5. Now you will get Printers & Faxes Window.
  6. There you select the ink jet printer which you want to change the color settings.
  7. Right Click on it and Select Printer Properties later.
  8. Select Printing Preferences
  9. There you can see lot of window tabs (just like a worksheets). Depends on printer in any of the TAB you can see the option Black Only / GrayScale Printing Only.
  10. Choose the appropriate option and Select APPLY.
  11. Then give a test page for it.

That's it...

Hope this will be helpful to you..

Thanks & regards
Nandu :)

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In the printer preferences, you can choose to print black or color. Check to make sure that when you print, you haven't specified color only.

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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.

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Check the power cable
Connect the HP Deskjet F4140 All-in-One directly to the walloutlet

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Follow the steps below to power cycle your all-in-one:

1. Verify that the unit is switched on. Disconnect the USB/Ethernet cable from the All-in-One and also disconnect power cable from All-in-One and also from wall outlet.
2. Wait 30 seconds.
3. Plug in the power cable to All-in-One and also to wall outlet.
4. Check for the functionality

Reset the All-in-One:

1. Press and hold the Cancel button and then press the Start Copy Color button.
2. Release both buttons. The self-test page prints.

Now check the functionality

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NOTE: HP Deskjet printers use all the primary colors, Cyan, Magenta, and Yellow, to create shades of gray when Print in Grayscale is selected in the printer driver and the Black only option is not available or not selected.
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