When you print a document that contains fonts that are not installed on your Windows XP computer, or if the Windows XP computer has a different version of the font than is installed on the print server, the spool file may grow to tens of megabytes.
When a font version is not present, Windows XP searches for the best match among the install fonts. It then creates a temporary font which it sends to the printer, composed of a base font and several linked fonts, which may be tens of megabytes in size.
If this behavior cannot be mitigated by equalizing the installed fonts:
1. Start / Printers and Faxes.
2. Right-click the affected printer and press Properties.
3. Select the Advanced tab.
4. Clear the Enable advanced printing features box.
5. Press Apply and OK.