The error message "Invalid format for short nick name" appears when printing a document. (Mac OS X 10.5 - 10.8)
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 the link below to download and reinstall the latest printer drivers.
- Printer Drivers for "Mac OS X 10.5"
- Printer Drivers for "Mac OS X 10.6"
- Printer Drivers for "Mac OS X 10.7"
- Printer Drivers for "OS® X 10.8"
DCP-110C, DCP-115C, FAX-1820C, FAX-1840C, MFC-210C, MFC-215C, MFC-3220C, MFC-3240C, MFC-3420C, MFC-410CN, MFC-425CN, MFC-5840CN, MFC-620CN, MFC-640CW
If you need further assistance, please contact Brother customer service:
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