To troubleshoot these problems, isolate the Windows XP client that is causing the connectivity issues, remove cached...
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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