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Windows 7: Font Problem in Browsers


27 Jun 2012   #1

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Font Problem in Browsers

Hi,
didn't find anything, it's not the usual problem of systemwide bold fonts...

More and more pages i read frequently seem to use a font, which my Windows 7 has some trouble with. It looks bold and especially the 'e' doesn't have its hole, as can be seen in the first pic, 2nd is correct on a pad.

This occurs only in browsers. System not affected.
Compatibility view, Cleartype or dpi-settings do not change anything.
Website looks ok on Smartphone and Linux.

Thx for hints!




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27 Jun 2012   #2

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Hi chromatose
Go to this website it will show you how change the fonts in your browser
http://kb.iu.edu/data/aojz.html
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27 Jun 2012   #3

windows 7 home premium 64
 
 

thx for your suggestion, it doesn't work...
same page on different browsers shows same faulty fonts.

see screenshot from download.co
font on top ok, right ok, bottom ugly
looks exactly the same in IE9, FF, chrome

chris


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19 Jul 2012   #4

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solved it myself.
as the faulty font was mostly in <p> tags, it had to be some standard font.
got some tool for chrome that showed, its helvetica that is rendered as default.
kicked helvetica from my disk, as its not win default, reboot, done.
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