FAQs & Troubleshooting
Date: 19/11/2014 ID: faq00002675_001
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
Please click your OS to uninstall the drivers:
Mac OS X 10.5
Mac OS X 10.6 or greater
Step 2: Reinstall
After completing the uninstallation, click here to download and reinstall the latest printer drivers.
DCP-130C, DCP-150C, DCP-165C, DCP-185C, DCP-195C, DCP-330C, DCP-350C, DCP-385C, DCP-540CN, DCP-560CN, DCP-585CW, DCP-6690CW, DCP-7010, DCP-7055, DCP-7065DN, DCP-8040, DCP-8060, DCP-9040CN, DCP-9055CDN, DCP-J125, DCP-J140W, DCP-J4110DW, FAX-2820, FAX-2840, FAX-2850, HL-1240, HL-1250, HL-1270N, HL-1430, HL-1440, HL-1450, HL-1470N, HL-1650, HL-1670N, HL-1850, HL-1870N, HL-2040, HL-2070N, HL-2130, HL-2140, HL-2150N, HL-2170W, HL-2240D, HL-2250DN, HL-2270DW, HL-2460, HL-2600CN, HL-2700CN, HL-3040CN, HL-3070CW, HL-3260N, HL-3450CN, HL-4000CN, HL-4040CN, HL-4050CDN, HL-4150CDN, HL-4200CN, HL-4570CDW, HL-5040, HL-5050, HL-5070N, HL-5140, HL-5150D, HL-5170DN, HL-5240, HL-5250DN, HL-5340D, HL-5350DN, HL-5370DW, HL-5380DN, HL-5440D, HL-5450DN, HL-5470DW, HL-6050D, HL-6180DW, HL-7050, HL-7050N, HL-8050N, MFC-235C, MFC-240C, MFC-255CW, MFC-260C, MFC-290C, MFC-295CN, MFC-3360C, MFC-440CN, MFC-465CN, MFC-4800, MFC-490CW, MFC-5860CN, MFC-5890CN, MFC-6490CW, MFC-665CW, MFC-685CW, MFC-6890CDW, MFC-7220, MFC-7340, MFC-7360N, MFC-7420, MFC-7440N, MFC-7820N, MFC-7840W, MFC-7860DW, MFC-790CW, MFC-795CW, MFC-8220, MFC-8370DN, MFC-8380DN, MFC-8440, MFC-8460N, MFC-8510DN, MFC-8840D, MFC-885CW, MFC-8860DN, MFC-8880DN, MFC-8890DW, MFC-8910DW, MFC-8950DW, MFC-9120CN, MFC-9160, MFC-9180, MFC-9320CW, MFC-9420CN, MFC-9440CN, MFC-9450CDN, MFC-9460CDN, MFC-9660, 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-J6910DW, MFC-J825DW
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