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I have an HP Photosmart C5100. Problem, I am overseas and cannot get any more replacement cartridges. Is there a way to continue to print grayscale even though one or more of the color cartridges are empty?

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Hi David,

HP Photsmart printer, work in TIJ (Thermal InkJet) technology, for printer to function; you need to have all 6 ink cartridges.

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Riztech

Posted on May 23, 2011

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Complete the following steps to resolve this issue.
Step one: Check the printin grayscale setting
If the self test page printed in color, the ink cartridgesare okay, and the ink levels are well above empty, the printer software hasprobably been set to print in grayscale. Follow the steps below to check thissetting:
  1. In the software application you are trying to print from, click File, then Print. The Print dialog opens.
  2. Make sure your printer is selected, then click Preferences. The printer Preferences dialog opens.
  3. Select the Color tab, then make sure that Print in grayscale is not selected.
  4. Try the print job again to see if this step resolved the issue.
    • If the issue is resolved, you do not need to continue with the rest of the instructions on this page.
    • If the issue is not resolved, continue to the next step.
Step two: Check the inkcartridges
NOTE:- HP cannot guarantee the quality or reliability of non-HPink.
  1. Check the ink cartridges to determine if they have been refilled. If they have been refilled, try replacing them with genuine HP ink cartridges.
  2. Try the print job again to see if this step resolved the issue. If the issue is not resolved, continue to the next step.
Step three: Check inklevels
Replace any empty print cartridges.
  1. Press Setup .
  2. Press clip_image001.gifto select Tools , then press OK .
  3. Select Display Ink Gauge and press OK . The ink levels are displayed.
Figure 1: Ink levels

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    • Each icon corresponds to the cartridge that is the color of the icon. The icons are also in the same order, from left to right, as the cartridges in the printer.
    • If an icon is empty, the corresponding cartridge may need to be replaced soon.
    • The ink levels in non-HP, refilled, and remanufactured cartridges cannot be read by the printer. Instead of an icon, a question mark is displayed for these cartridges. HP cannot guarantee the quality or reliability of non-HP ink. Printer service or repairs required as a result of printer failure or damage attributable to the use of non-HP ink will not be covered under warranty.
  1. Try the print job again to see if this step resolved the issue. If the issue is not resolved , continue to the next step.
Step four: Service theproduct
If you have completed all the steps listed above and arestill experiencing a problem, service the product.

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HP Inkjet printers work only if both the cartridges have ink unlike HP Laserjet printers.
If you want the printer to print only in black, Follow the steps

Start --->Control panel -- >Printers and faxes ---->Right click on the printer icon (HP c5100) select printing preferences.
Under printing prefences there u will see an option to print with black or print in gray scale.

Note:HP Inkjet printers like Photosmart C5180 will work only both the cartridges have ink.

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