Connecting To Shared Printer From Win7 To Xp

Connecting to a network printer on my existing all-xp network with my new win7 pci have an existing small business network with an okidata c5150 printer connected via usb to one of the pc's. I can print from any of the exiting pc's with no problem. My new pc running win7 can see the printer, can connect to the printer, but when i try to print, it shows the document is spooling (for hours) and never prints.

After restarting the win7pc, the document is still in the que, but not printing or spooling. I can restart or cancel, but the document just sits in the que, showing the last action (canceling or restarting), without ever printing or deleting. When i check the printer que on the host pc, it shows the document. If i print a document from another pc, i can not see it on the win7 que. I've connected the printer directly to the win7 machine and can print with no problem, but couldn't get any of the other pc's to see the printer when i set it up to share from the win7 machine. What am i doing wrong and how can i fix it?

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