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Windows 7: PDFs printing in colour even when black and white is specified

10 Nov 2011   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit SP1
PDFs printing in colour even when black and white is specified


so the printer settings are set to black and white on the server, the PC and on Adobe but when I try to print PDFs they still come off in colour!! What else could be set to do this? Thanks.

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10 Nov 2011   #2

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1

Hi lolalou, try PDF Creator
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26 Nov 2011   #3

Windows 7 Premium 32 bit

printer settings aren't retained
prolly cos the printer is admin installed, go into admin mode and change thusly. (howto is in this forum)

Failing that - application of sledgehammers will make you feel better
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