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-1000, DCP-130C, DCP-1400, DCP-165C, DCP-330C, DCP-350C, DCP-375CW, DCP-385C, DCP-395CN, DCP-585CW, DCP-7020, DCP-7030, DCP-7040, DCP-7060D, DCP-7065DN, DCP-8040, DCP-8045D, DCP-8060, DCP-8065DN, DCP-8080DN, DCP-8085DN, DCP-8110DN, DCP-8150DN, DCP-8155DN, DCP-9040CN, DCP-9045CDN, DCP-J125, DCP-J140W, FAX-1860C, FAX-1960C, FAX-2480C, FAX-2580C, FAX-2820, FAX-2840, FAX-2900, FAX-2920, FAX-2940, FAX-3800, FAX-4100/FAX-4100e, FAX-4750e, FAX-5750e, HL-1240, HL-1250, HL-1270N, HL-1435, HL-1440, HL-1450, HL-1470N, HL-1650, HL-1670N, HL-1850, HL-1870N, HL-2040, HL-2070N, HL-2140, HL-2170W, HL-2220, HL-2230, HL-2240, HL-2240D, HL-2270DW, HL-2275DW, HL-2280DW, HL-2460, HL-2600CN, HL-2700CN, HL-3040CN, HL-3045CN, HL-3070CW, HL-3075CW, HL-3450CN, HL-4000CN, HL-4040CDN, HL-4040CN, HL-4070CDW, HL-4150CDN, HL-4200CN, HL-4570CDW, HL-4570CDWT, HL-5030, HL-5040, HL-5050, HL-5070N, HL-5140, HL-5150D, HL-5170DN, HL-5240, HL-5250DN, HL-5280DW, HL-5340D, HL-5350DN, HL-5370DW/HL-5370DWT, HL-5440D, HL-5450DN, HL-5470DW, HL-5470DWT, HL-6050D, HL-6050DN, HL-6180DW, HL-6180DWT, HL-7050, HL-7050N, HL-8050N, MFC-230C, MFC-240C, MFC-250C, MFC-255CW, MFC-290C, MFC-295CN, MFC-3360C, MFC-440CN, MFC-465CN, MFC-4800, MFC-490CW, MFC-495CW, MFC-5460CN, MFC-5490CN, MFC-5860CN, MFC-5890CN, MFC-5895CW, MFC-6490CW, MFC-665CW, MFC-6800, MFC-685CW, MFC-6890CDW, MFC-7220, MFC-7225N, MFC-7240, MFC-7340, MFC-7345N, MFC-7360N, MFC-7365DN, MFC-7420, MFC-7440N, MFC-7460DN, MFC-7820N, MFC-7840W, MFC-7860DW, MFC-790CW, MFC-795CW, MFC-8220, MFC-8440, MFC-845CW, MFC-8460N, MFC-8480DN, MFC-8500, MFC-8510DN, MFC-8640D, MFC-8660DN, MFC-8670DN, MFC-8680DN, MFC-8690DW, MFC-8710DW, MFC-8810DW, MFC-8840D, MFC-8840DN, MFC-885CW, MFC-8860DN, MFC-8870DW, MFC-8890DW, MFC-8910DW, MFC-8950DW, MFC-8950DWT, MFC-9010CN, MFC-9120CN, MFC-9125CN, MFC-9320CW, MFC-9325CW, MFC-9420CN, MFC-9440CN, MFC-9450CDN, MFC-9460CDN, MFC-9560CDW, MFC-9700, MFC-9800, MFC-9840CDW, MFC-990CW, MFC-9970CDW, MFC-J220, MFC-J265W, MFC-J270W, MFC-J280W, MFC-J410W, MFC-J415W, MFC-J425W, MFC-J430W, MFC-J435W, MFC-J5910DW, MFC-J615W, MFC-J625DW, MFC-J630W, MFC-J6510DW, MFC-J6710DW, MFC-J6910DW, MFC-J825DW, MFC-J835DW
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