Windows 7/Server 2k3 Network Printer issues

I'm having an intermittent issue with one Windows 7 Pro (32-bit) workstation where it cannot print to installed network printers.

Here's the network overview: All printers are shared through our Windows SBS 2003 server. There is a login script that runs and installs the printers (if not present) and maps some network drives. This script executes on all 32-bit workstations (windows XP, Vista, 7).

Problem description: This one client appears to set up the printers just fine--the login script runs, the printers show up and can be used--but after a period of time (as short as overnight, or as long as a few weeks), the printers cannot be printed too. The printers still show up as installed, and jobs can be sent to the spool, but the documents won't print.

My first step was to remove the printer and add it again (as a network printer). This worked the first time we had this issue. However, the issue has reoccurred and now removing/adding does not fix the issue.

I find it odd that we are having this issue on just one machine. All the other Windows 7 clients work just fine. Any ideas on what might be the issue?

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Josiah RockeNetwork & CommunicationsAsked:
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Rommel SultanCommented:
Does the printer status says "Offline"?
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Josiah RockeNetwork & CommunicationsAuthor Commented:
No, the printers do not say "offline".
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Rommel SultanCommented:
Try going to printer properties.
right click on the printer>properties
click Ports tab
then click Configure port

Uncheck "SNMP Status Enabled" then click ok
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Josiah RockeNetwork & CommunicationsAuthor Commented:
There was no port listed under the "Ports" tab. There was an IP address in the "about" and/or  "configuration" tab however.

I have it working now. I deleted all the printers, ran "gpupdate", rebooted, and wa-la, printers were reinstalled and a port was listed for each printer. More importantly, you could print. What is confusing is why the ports disappear...and on just this machine!
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Josiah RockeNetwork & CommunicationsAuthor Commented:
This didn't fix the problem, but it pointed me in the right direction. Once I forced the group policy update, the script ran and the ports showed up and it's still working.

Thanks!
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