12-08-2011 08:05 AM
Most of my printing work is black and white only. How do I request black and white only without wasting most of my color cartridge content.
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12-08-2011 08:59 AM
Please read this post then provide some details. What operating system? In most versions of Windows you can set the defaults in the Printers folder. Look for a setting for "Print in Grayscale" and "Use black ink only".
The black ink is pigmented and is not compatible with most photo papers. If you have selected photo media as a paper type the black cartridge will not be used.
Bob Headrick, Microsoft MVP Windows Expert - Consumer, HP Expert
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