Post new question
Posts: 1
Member Since: ‎08-28-2012
Message 1 of 2 (5,658 Views)

printing in black only with the HP Officejet Pro 8600

I am trying to set up the office printer (HP Officejet Pro 8600)  so that it always prints in black ink.  I went into the control panel and tried to set it up on my pc so that it would do this but when I print you still have change setting before every print.  Any and all help will be appreciated.

0 Kudos
Posts: 29,412
Member Since: ‎11-17-2008
Message 2 of 2 (5,651 Views)

Re: printing in black only with the HP Officejet Pro 8600

Please read this post then provide some details.  What operating system? 


In Windows 7 I would click Start, Devices and Printers, right click on the Officejet Pro 8600, Printer Preferences, Advanced, Print in grayscale, Black ink only, OK, Apply, OK.

Bob Headrick,  HP Expert

I am not an employee of HP, I am a volunteer posting here on my own time.

If your problem is solved please click the "Accept as Solution" button ------------V

If my answer was helpful please click the "Thumbs Up" to say "Thank You"--V

† The opinions expressed above are the personal opinions of the authors, not of HP. By using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation