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I have a pixma MP160 and I am not able to get the printer to switch over from color ink to black ink

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With xp program, 7 will be similar
Go to control panel
Go to printers and other hardware
Go to printers
Right click on the MP160
Click on printer preferences
Click maintenance
Click on ink cartridge
Set (blk and color)or (blk only)

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Please clarify the issue. The printer should automatically switch back and forth as needed. If you want to force it to print only black, yu can do that through the printer properties, preferences, and check the tabs for an option to print only black.

Posted on Sep 29, 2010

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