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-135C, DCP-145C, DCP-165C, DCP-195C, DCP-350C, DCP-375CW, DCP-385C, DCP-560CN, DCP-585CW, DCP-6690CW, DCP-7010, DCP-7010L, DCP-7025, DCP-7030, DCP-7045N, DCP-7055, DCP-7065DN, DCP-8060, DCP-8065DN, DCP-8070D, DCP-9010CN, DCP-9040CN, DCP-J125, DCP-J140W, FAX-2840, FAX-2920, HL-2030, HL-2035, HL-2040, HL-2070N, HL-2130, HL-2140, HL-2150N, HL-2240D, HL-2270DW, HL-3040CN, HL-4040CN, HL-4050CDN, HL-4150CDN, HL-4570CDW, HL-5240, HL-5240L, HL-5250DN, HL-5270DN, HL-5340D, HL-5350DN, HL-5380DN, HL-5440D, HL-5450DN, HL-6050DN, HL-6180DW, HL-7050, HL-8050N, MFC-235C, MFC-250C, MFC-255CW, MFC-465CN, MFC-490CW, MFC-5860CN, MFC-6490CW, MFC-7225N, MFC-7320, MFC-7360, MFC-7420, MFC-7440N, MFC-7820N, MFC-7860DW, MFC-795CW, MFC-8220, MFC-8370DN, MFC-8380DN, MFC-8460N, MFC-8510DN, MFC-8860DN, MFC-8880DN, MFC-8910DW, MFC-8950DW, MFC-9120CN, MFC-9320CW, MFC-9440CN, MFC-9460CDN, MFC-9840CDW, MFC-990CW, MFC-9970CDW, MFC-J220, MFC-J6510DW
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