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HP Officejet 6600 doesn't want to print because the yellow and pink ink cartridges are depleted?

Do I have to replace them? I want to print in black and white not color so how can I fix this?

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Hi,

 

Many IIC printers won't print (work) when having one (any) ink cartridge depleted. Some still can print but at a tiny snail speed. In short, you have to buy new color ink.

 

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that really sucks but thanks anyway
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There is no way to do this without HP gauging you for more money (more ink cartridges)  It's an insult to our intelligence. 

 

I will never buy an HP product again. 

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I bought two 6600 printers. They say I ran out of color ink when I don't use color.  It happens with both. Why does this happen? Further it freezed all other uses. I have had many HP printers without problem. I this problem is by design I will stop buying HP printers.

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@banhien wrote:

Hi,

 

Many IIC printers won't print (work) when having one (any) ink cartridge depleted. Some still can print but at a tiny snail speed. In short, you have to buy new color ink.

 

Regards.



This may solve the probelm, but it is a sad statement about how customers are treated.

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I agree with your sentiments 100%. I am sitting here with no printing capability because my 6600 is out of "magenta" even though I have only printed about 15 color pages (and none since the message initially informed me I was "low"). I called HP support as I couldn't print in B&W and they told me I won't be able to until I replace the color cartridge. It is a terrible design and HP should be ashamed. If I had a business and you had to buy 3 useless items in order to use the one you wanted, I would go out of business! To add insult to injury, I have had to replace my ink cartridges twice in 6 months and I bet I don't print 5 pages of anything a week.  Bye bye HP.

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My HP6600 burns thru color ink way too fast.

 

And when the yellow or other color is out I can't even print in BLACK ONLY

 

is there a setting I am missing to perform black only printing?

Is there something I am doing wrong for color usage - I have on draft mode and print black only resolution black/color, quality - draft, 

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