troubleshooting Question

I have to restart print spooler to print to shared printer

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I'm printing to a shared HP color laser jet printer on SBS 2003 from a Vista SP1 client.  About once every 1-2 days the printer will stop printing.  If I restart print spooler, it prints whatever is in the queue and will work for another 1-2 days.  I'm sure there is something simple I'm probably overlooking but what have I configured incorrectly?  This is driving me nuts!

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doesn't matter what I'm printing from.. it could be word, IE, firefox, print test, Quickbooks, etc.

This is the only shared printer I have besides the shared fax (which isn't working for other issues).

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