I would have thought that normal printer setup should have given the result you expect. However it may be something to do with the printer options. Look in 'Control Panel/Devices & Printers' and double click your printer then select 'Adjust print options'. In the new panel select 'Paper/Quality' and under 'Color' select 'Black & White'. Click 'Apply' and 'OK'. Try a monochrome print with this setting. If it works then it is in the software setup if not it is very likely the printer.
If the above does fail, you can go back to 'Paper/Quality' and select the 'Advanced' button. in the list find 'ICM Method' and in the panel next to it select 'Handled by Printer'. Save this setting and try printing again; if it fails this time I would definitely suggest the printer or driver is at fault.