Macro security levels in addition to anti-virus software are a primary defense against
malicious code and viruses that can be executed in Microsoft Office products. You should
use a High macro security level for most situations because a lower level will increase
your vulnerability to malicious attack.
Macros, whether you purchase, write or record them, can be exceptionally useful and
save you time. Unfortunately, if you use unsigned macros, a high macro security level will
result in your seeing many annoying security warnings. In fact, unsigned macros are
automatically disabled at the high macro security levels.
The FaxTalk Merge Macro is digitally signed by GetFaxing.com, but before you can
execute this macro in Microsoft Word you must first trust the macro publisher.
In Word XP/2002/2003, there are 4 different macro security levels. By default, the
security level is set to High
In Word 2007, there are 4 different macro security levels. The lowest level is
"Enable all macros" and the Highest level is "Disable all macros without
notification". The default selection is "Disable all macros with notification".
If you encounter a security warning message, or the FaxTalk menu options do not appear
in Microsoft Word, you may need to trust the FaxTalk Merge Macro so it can execute
In the next section, you will find the steps required to trust the FaxTalk Merge Macro.