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MultiCHAX Installation Guide

System Requirements:

  • Windows XP [deprecated – no longer supported]
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 8, 8.1
  • Windows 10

Note: Mac OS X is not compatible with MultiCHAX

If using MultiCHAX with a remote desktop service, please visit MultiCHAX Remote Desktop Setup


  1. After downloading MultiCHAX, double click on the setup file, called “mchax.exe”
  2. If using the demo/trial version of MultiCHAX, enter “DEMO-ENT” (no quotes; all caps) in the serial number field, otherwise enter your serial number in all capsenter serial number
  3. Click “Finish” to end the installation

Initial Startup:

  1. Double-click the MultiCHAX desktop icon to start the MultiCHAX programmultichax desktop iconAlternatively, you may open the link from Start > All Programs > Chax Inc > MultiCHAX
  2. By default, manual bank selection is enabled, when the popup asks “You must manually select a bank in MultiCHAX,” click cancel twice.
  3. Click on “SETUP” from the main menu
  4. Double click on the default control (the default control is displayed under “Currently selected Control”)multichax setup screen01
  5. Click on “Edit this Control”multichax setup screen02
  6. Choose a check form setting from “Check Placement on Form” – select either: top, middle, bottom, 3, 3std (this is how your check will print)check placement
  7. Click “OK & Save”
  8. Click “Select a bank”multichax setup screen02
  9. Click on the account “001 – Starter Bank Name”
  10. Enter your bank account informationscreen06
  11. Complete the MICR Line in this format (replace the routing and account numbers with your bank account info)micr line[routing symbol] [routing number] [routing symbol][account number] [on-us symbol]
  12. Browse for a logo and signature file (optional)
  13. Click “OK” to save the bank account
  14. Exit MultiCHAX

You have completed the initial setup to start printing checks. Please see the “User Manual” section to complete the setup with your accounting software.

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