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Nothing prints all of my ink cartridges ran out so i only replaced the black cartridge when i try to print nothing happens what do i do?

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  • Anonymous Oct 07, 2008

    Why do I need color ink for black and white only faxes?

  • Anonymous Dec 24, 2008

    the question is I think if you have black ink but one of the color cartridges is out , why can't you just print black and white greyscale ...



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Replace all colours and it will then print

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