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Vista turns color to b/w...

....especially with the new software that Samsung recommended. During the day all inserts of color mode has resulted in that it turns back to b/w - later in the afternoon it just printed text and numbers....

Samsung has no idea what this is. It´s said that CLP-300 is "dedicated for Vista" (I wonder). The only recommendation I got was to turn to Microsoft "it´s their fault - not ours". Meanwhile my Canon ink-jet 4000 works perfect - from the same Windows Vista Ultimate.... gaaah. What to do????

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  • Ian Bland Jul 02, 2008

    Printer attached to Windows XP machine. Printing from Vista machine across the network is greyscale. Driver options on Vista are constantly reset to Greyscale even after running the menu in supervisor mode and selecting colour. Close it, reopen it and bingo! Greyscale box is ticked. Printer works fine if directly attached to the Vista machine.

  • angiep83 Sep 03, 2008

    When I try to print in color, (using Vista) the page prints out in black and white, even when I click on it to print color. I know that the printer has the capability of printing in color, as when I first purchased it it printed a test page in color.

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Had the same problem and fixed it (Printing from Vista to an XP machine with CPL-300 attached)

Opened printers control panel and deleted CPL-300

Deleted Samsung folder in C:\Program Files\

Installed downloaded CPL-300 driver as a LOCAL device (and said NO to install as if printer was off)

Back in printer control panel right-clicked and added printer. Picked Local Printer and changed port to networked UNC printer name. ie \\XPpc\SamsungC

Printer showed up in Control panel and color is now default and any changes are SAVED!

Hope that works for everyone else!


Posted on Sep 12, 2008

This solution works temporarily. However you have to select the modfied profile every time you print.

Also this solution does not work when microsoft office 2007 for printing.

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Ianrbland: wHEN YOu choose color make sure to type a name in under Favroties, It should say untitlyed to begin with and after you close and open it will say defult, just choose color and type in a name such as Color and hit save as favortite

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