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How can I print black & white photos with iP4850? When I want to print out a black & white photo with Canon solution I get coloured (mostly brown) prints. I tried to setup greyscale only printing but the result is same. The printer is one day "old" incl. cartridges.Please help!

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Yes you can print in black and white by adjusting the setting in your printer

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