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  1. #1
    New Lounger
    Join Date
    Jul 2004
    St. Louis, Missouri, USA
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    Printing in Color (XP Home w/SP2)

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    Running XP Home with SP2 installed
    Using HP OfficeJet G85xi multifunction printer
    Scenario...2 users both with Admin. Status, User no. 1 prints and everything is fine, colors O.K. ...User no. 2 prints and everything comes out monochrome (grayscale)
    Any and all suggestions welcomed with open arms and mind! The help here is INVALUABLE!!!!! <img src=/S/clapping.gif border=0 alt=clapping width=19 height=23>

  2. #2
    Platinum Lounger
    Join Date
    Jan 2001
    Quedgeley, Gloucester, England
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    Re: Printing in Color (XP Home w/SP2)

    Get user #2 to check through her/his Start => "Printers and Faxes" list.
    Highlight the offending printer, and check
    a) File => Printing Preferences
    [img]/forums/images/smilies/cool.gif[/img] File => Properties
    in all the tabs that each gives for anything that might do "print colours as grey-scale" (or similar wording).

    These tabs and settings vary according to printer, but my DeskJet 990cxi has a tick-box marked "Color, Print in Grayscale" in Printing Preferences => Advanced. (Sorry about the american spelling...).

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    Ita, esto, quidcumque...

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