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Top 15 Reasons Why Businesses Should Print Their Own Checks

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Do you own a business, and you want to reduce the expenses in an easy way? One easy way to do just that is by printing your own checks. Unknown to many businesses, printing your own checks can save you a lot of time and money. Printing your own checks has several advantages over the […]

Fix for Error : Component “sysinfo.ocx’ or one of its dependencies not correctly registered (after Windows Update)

On March 31, 2017, Microsoft released a security update for Windows Defender and Microsoft Security Essentials. The update inadvertently flags the common system OCX file “sysinfo.ocx” as infected by the virus Worm:Win32/Bluber.A. This is a false positive, and Microsoft has subsequently released a fix for the update. To fix the error, please follow these instructions: […]

Fix for MultiCHAX Install Error 27555

Affects all MultiCHAX 8 users installing on Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1: The latest Windows security updates (07/15/2015) prevents install of MultiCHAX 8.  Attempting to install MultiCHAX, generates the following error: “Internal error 27555. CURRENT_USERSoftwareCHAX, The system cannot find the file specified.” The error causes MultiCHAX to roll back and not complete the install. Specifically, […]

How to Print Paychecks in QuickBooks Online

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To print payroll checks (paychecks) from QuickBooks Online, you will need the following requirements: Firefox / Chrome Browser Adobe PDF Reader Subscription to QuickBooks Online Payroll (30 Day Trial is available) Once enrolled in a QuickBooks Online account and QB Online Payroll, you can follow the guide to setup printing payroll checks for your employees. […]

Blank Check Stock vs. Pre-Printed: Why it’s better to Print Your Own Checks

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Pre-printed check stock has become a tradition. Many businesses and private individuals use it without exploring other options, or even giving it a second thought. Yet there are many benefits of choosing blank check stock and check printing software over-relying on pre-printed checks. First, it’s important to note that using blank stock is not any […]

User Permissions

USER PERMISSIONS Each user can have multiple permissions settings: Supervisory – use this setting if you wish to make the user an administrator. Restricted to certain controls – the user will only be able to see and select certain control records and layouts Restricted to certain banks – the user will only be able to select and […]

Adding Users

SETUP USERS and ENABLE SECURITY Go to the MultiCHAX program and enter SETUP. You must then click on “Maintain Users”, in the toolbar, and then highlight your userid (admin is added as the default user,when you install the program), and click on update user. Click on button to toggle enable/disable security In Maintain Users, you can setup: Users […]

Fine Tuning your Check Printout

SET DESCRIPTIVE PRINTING This is an option that is accessed in the toolbar of the setup control record window. In this screen you can turn on or off verbiage that is printed on your check face, such as “Pay to the Order Of”, “Amount”, “Check Number”, and the “Bottom Signature Line”. Also if these features are turned on, […]

Number of Significant Digits

Number of Significant Digits for ID Embedded in Check # If your accounting program is able to print a check number on the check printout (most do), then MultiCHAX can automatically determine the bank account. This can only be applied in our software if you choose the “Automatic” method of check selection (Ultimate Edition only). You should specify […]

Editing your Control Record

EDITING YOUR CONTROL RECORD Follow the below-given steps of Editing Your Control Record Open MultiCHAX and select SETUP from the menu. In the SETUP screen, click on SELECT THIS CONTROL Click EDIT THIS CONTROL The following is the EDIT CONTROL SCREEN The following is your check placement settings. Select Top, Middle, Bottom, or 3-up check […]

Adjusting the MICR line (vertical and horizontal alignment) on your checks

Adjusting the MICR line on Your Checks Follow the below-given steps to Adjust the MICR Line on your Checks. Select “Set MICR Offsets” in the MultiCHAX® toolbar The following screen will be displayed   Offset Instructions and Setting:   Since any two printers are slightly different in the way they feed and align the paper. […]

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