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I am on pension and can not afford to use coloured inks any more. All I want is to be able to print in black using the largest cartridge only, for my Cannon MP530 printer. I have finished my manuscript and am in the middle of podcasting it and need to print out two copies so that it can be recorded. Please help me to bypass all the coloured inks including the small black and use only the large for which I have ink. I would like to phone Canon and have this question answered for free as I am not set up to pay over the internet and I feel the company should do this for me.

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