My color cartridge is out and I want to print a gray scale picture. However, the printer flashes replace cartridge (when the cartridge is in), and insert cartridge when I take it out. I don't have a spare color cartridge and the black and white is fine. I'm printing in gray scale but can't get the printer to get past the error message? Any ideas?

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This question was answered by pointing out that a color cartridge is sometimes necessary for greyscale printing.

A different printer was discussed, but the reasoning may be the same.

  • I was able to print from Windows 7 by going into the Color tab and specifying not only gray scale, but that the gray scale only use the B/W cartridge. – Howard Pinsley Feb 12 '10 at 16:53

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