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Prints everything in black and white...

I just put new cartridges in today, and it will only print in b/w.  I attempted to go through the preferences and try anything I could think of but there was no option to change color preferences.  FYI when I first changed the ink, the test page it ran had color.... 


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When you try to print something, go to the Properties of the printer, before the final OK to print to see if you can make a selection of the cartridge.

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