Why does my USB printer work on one computer but on the other files just sit in the print q and never print?

I had an issue with a lj 4014 printer and removed it to send back to hp, installed the hp LJ1018 and it printed fine for 2 days and then stopped printing and everything sat in the print queue and never printed.  I suspect that it is something with the usb drivers maybe.  I uninstalled and reinstalled the printer several times and never got a printed page out.  Tried switching the port between usb001 usb002 and nothing.  The old printer (4014) that i sent back is on dot4 printer port and when i select to switch to that one it errors out immediately.  Any ideas why this is?
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KCTechNetConnect With a Mentor Commented:
There is a solution to this on the HP site. It is a Microsoft issue they say.
This will give you a Microsoft Knowledge base article.
It basicvally states that you must disable bidirectional Printing for a Windows 2003 enviroment.
nobusConnect With a Mentor Commented:
any errrors in device manager ?
you can try to reset the usb :
Download devcon :  http://support.microsoft.com/kb/311272
then run :   devcon enable @usb\*
OR :
Remove all USB drivers with:     https://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/ee-stuff/6853-RENEWUSB.zip      ---> Now reboot and test.
Delete the "UpperFilters" and "LowerFilters" registry values from:
you can also reset the usb :
rundll32.exe setupapi,InstallHinfSection DefaultInstall 132 C:\WINDOWS\inf\usbstor.inf
David_IngledewConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Remove the print drivers completely, they re add after a reboot.

You can also change the Advanced features, but it's unlikely to help in this situation.

Sometimes moving the USB port used helps also.
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