My printer has color ink, but it doesn't print with color?

Answer Maybe you have the wrong setting down, you know, for ex. HP Officejet 5600. Or maybe you've got the gray-scale turned on, so it only prints black and white.

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Why does my printer use color ink even though i print no color documents?

If you don't have a black ink cartridge set up to specifically print for black only, then it uses the colors to make black ink but it's not real black. You can set the printer options to print in g... Read More »

How to make my printer print with no color ink, just black?

Try this:1. Click CTRL/P to bring up the printer dialog box.2. Click the Properties button.3. Click the Color tab.4. Select Print in Grayscale.5. Click OK.Hope that helps.

When printing with only color ink left, what color can i print that is almost the same as black?

No, you need all the colorsWITH MOST PRINTERS, you are required to have ink in both the black and color ink cartridges in order to print in black as they work in conjunction with each other. So you... Read More »

Can I use two color ink jets with my HP printer rather than a color ink jet and a black ink jet?

You will destroy the printer. Why not get a refill kit and refill the black container? At least then you would have black ink, although the container won't last as long as a new one.