Usually if you have any OLE object or any graphics or images cliparts pasted on your check design, the program fails to update those files and hence crashes or gives you the error message.
To resolve this issue, please download and install the CheckDesigner5000_Patch.exe file found in the Attachment section at the bottom of this page..
- Close all the running programs (expect for this window)
- Click on the "CheckDesigner5000_Patch.exe" link below
- Choose "Run"
- Click the "Next" button and follow the installation wizard to install the patch
- Open the Check Designer program again
- This will update the templates successfully