To troubleshoot these problems, isolate the Windows XP client that is causing the connectivity issues, remove cached...
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network neighborhood connections and unmap all of its drives, remove all of its cached printer settings, and reboot. Once the machine is back online, reinstall a single printer to see if the print jobs begin to fail again. In such a mixed mode environment, this may take several repetitions for multiple clients to fully isolate and resolve the problem. Having all clients remove cached network connections and re-establish only the ones that are needed all at once might facilitate the troubleshooting.
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