HP Deskjet 450 and HP Color Inkjet cp1160 and cp1700 Series Printers - How to Print with Black Ink Only
Follow the instructions below to print with black ink only.
HP Deskjet printers use all the primary colors, Cyan, Magenta, and Yellow, to create shades of gray when Print in Grayscale
is selected in the printer driver and the Black only
option is not available or not selected.
, and then Printers
. In Microsoft® Windows XP, click Start
and then Printers and Faxes
Right-click the printer icon and in Windows 95/98/Me, select Properties
. In Windows NT 4.0, select Document Defaults
. In Windows 2000/XP, select Printing Preferences
Select the Color
Select Print in Grayscale
Select Black only
If the Black only
option is not available, download the latest printer driver from the HP Web site. Click here to go to the HP Support and Drivers page.
to save the changes and close the window.
- Print the desired document or graphic.