HP Deskjet 2540 won't print colour

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by craiggg, Feb 25, 2014.

  1. craiggg macrumors newbie

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    Jan 24, 2014
    #1
    Hello,

    I bought this printer yesterday that came with a b&w and colour cartridge.

    No matter how I try I can't get it to print colour, although it can print a test page or photocopy in colour fine.

    I have played around with all the settings for hours but no luck.

    I'm wondering if anyone can give me some tips to try to resolve this as i'm wasting all of the ink trying to. :(
     
  2. Altemose macrumors G3

    Altemose

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    Mar 26, 2013
    Location:
    Elkton, Maryland
    #2
    Try resetting the printing system by going to Print & Scan and ctrl clicking in the white. Then re-add the printer. It may be a setting on the printer itself rather than the computer! Be sure to quote me to get a response.
     

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