The error message "Invalid format for short nick name" appears when printing a document. (Mac OS X 10.5 or greater)
If the printer driver is not installed correctly, this error occurs. You need to uninstall the printer drivers and reinstall them.
Step 1: Uninstall
Step 2: Reinstall
After completing the uninstallation, click here to download and reinstall the latest printer drivers.
DCP-130C, DCP-135C, DCP-145C, DCP-150C, DCP-153C, DCP-163C, DCP-165C, DCP-167C, DCP-185C, DCP-195C, DCP-197C, DCP-330C, DCP-350C, DCP-353C, DCP-357C, DCP-365CN, DCP-373CW, DCP-375CW, DCP-377CW, DCP-383C, DCP-385C, DCP-387C, DCP-395CN, DCP-540CN, DCP-560CN, DCP-585CW, DCP-6690CW, DCP-7010, DCP-7010L, DCP-7010R, DCP-7025, DCP-7025R, DCP-7030, DCP-7030R, DCP-7040, DCP-7040R, DCP-7045N, DCP-7045NR, DCP-7055, DCP-7055R, DCP-7055W, DCP-7055WR, DCP-7057, DCP-7057R, DCP-7057WR, DCP-7060D, DCP-7060DR, DCP-7065DN, DCP-7065DNR, DCP-7070DW, DCP-7070DWR, DCP-750CW, DCP-770CW, DCP-8040, DCP-8045D, DCP-8060, DCP-8065DN, DCP-8070D, DCP-8085DN, DCP-8110DN, DCP-8250DN, DCP-9010CN, DCP-9040CN, DCP-9042CDN, DCP-9045CDN, DCP-9055CDN, DCP-9270CDN, DCP-J125, DCP-J140W, DCP-J315W, DCP-J4110DW, DCP-J515W, DCP-J525W, DCP-J715W, DCP-J725DW, DCP-J925DW, FAX-2920, FAX-2920R, FAX-2940, FAX-2940R, HL-1240, HL-1250, HL-1270N, HL-1430, HL-1440, HL-1450, HL-1470N, HL-1650, HL-1670N, HL-1850, HL-1870N, HL-2030, HL-2030R, HL-2035, HL-2035R, HL-2040, HL-2040R, HL-2070N, HL-2070NR, HL-2130, HL-2130R, HL-2132, HL-2132R, HL-2135W, HL-2140, HL-2140R, HL-2150N, HL-2150NR, HL-2170W, HL-2170WR, HL-2240, HL-2240D, HL-2240DR, HL-2240R, HL-2250DN, HL-2250DNR, HL-2270DW, HL-2460, HL-2600CN, HL-2700CN, HL-3040CN, HL-3070CW, HL-3260N, HL-3450CN, HL-4000CN, HL-4040CN, HL-4050CDN, HL-4070CDW, HL-4140CN, HL-4150CDN, HL-4200CN, HL-4570CDW, HL-4570CDWT, HL-5030, HL-5040, HL-5050, HL-5070N, HL-5130, HL-5140, HL-5150D, HL-5170DN, HL-5240, HL-5240L, HL-5250DN, HL-5270DN, HL-5280DW, HL-5340D, HL-5350DN, HL-5370DW, HL-5380DN, HL-5440D, HL-5450DN, HL-5450DNT, HL-5470DW, HL-6050D, HL-6050DN, HL-6180DW, HL-6180DWT, HL-7050, HL-7050N, HL-8050N, MFC-235C, MFC-240C, MFC-250C, MFC-255CW, MFC-257CW, MFC-260C, MFC-290C, MFC-295CN, MFC-297C, MFC-3360C, MFC-440CN, MFC-465CN, MFC-4800, MFC-490CW, MFC-5460CN, MFC-5490CN, MFC-5860CN, MFC-5890CN, MFC-5895CW, MFC-6490CW, MFC-660CN, MFC-680CN, MFC-6890CDW, MFC-7225N, MFC-7320, MFC-7320R, MFC-7360N, MFC-7360NR, MFC-7420, MFC-7420R, MFC-7440N, MFC-7440NR, MFC-7460DN, MFC-7820N, MFC-7820NR, MFC-7840W, MFC-7840WR, MFC-7860DW, MFC-7860DWR, MFC-790CW, MFC-795CW, MFC-8220, MFC-8370DN, MFC-8380DN, MFC-8440, MFC-845CW, MFC-8460N, MFC-8510DN, MFC-8520DN, MFC-8840D, MFC-8840DN, MFC-885CW, MFC-8860DN, MFC-8870DW, MFC-8880DN, MFC-8890DW, MFC-8950DW, MFC-8950DWT, MFC-9030, MFC-9070, MFC-9120CN, MFC-9160, MFC-9180, MFC-9320CW, MFC-9420CN, MFC-9440CN, MFC-9450CDN, MFC-9460CDN, MFC-9465CDN, MFC-9660, MFC-9760, MFC-9840CDW, MFC-9880, MFC-990CW, MFC-9970CDW, MFC-J220, MFC-J265W, MFC-J410, MFC-J415W, MFC-J430W, MFC-J5910DW, MFC-J615W, MFC-J625DW, MFC-J6510DW, MFC-J6710DW, MFC-J6910DW, MFC-J825DW
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