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Black & white print - canon pixma 160

I have a very basic question... how to take black and white print? I am getting colored print even if I press black button on the printer. Please advice.
I'll be thankful if you please let me know the steps to make sure that how can I make sure that my printer settings at computer level are correct to take black and print.

Thanks,
Jay

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Okay, here's what you do. Go to "My Printer", Printer Settings, Maintenance, Ink Cartridge Settings, Black only.

Posted on Jul 25, 2008

Where is the "print dialogue box".. you need to be a little more descriptive in helping with the problem. I have the same problem.

Posted on Jul 25, 2008

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In the print dialog box you will get properties from there you can select the appropriate colour and click on apply then ok

Posted on Jul 18, 2008

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