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I have to print a word document in black. Because I have no yellow ink, the printer won't print anything. I have tried everything and just want to print a simple one page document and I have plenty of black ink but it won't let me. Beginning to pull my hair out.

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Here's a solution i came across when dealing with the same problem. apparently the printer expects all of the cartridges to be full and has a sensor to make sure they are even when only printing black. hope this helps!

http://journal.drfaulken.com/trick-your-brother-inkjet-into-working-when-an-ink-cartridge-runs-dry/

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