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Windows 7: Fonts Folder not opening

21 Feb 2011   #1
bhanu2217

Windos 7 64 Bit
 
 
Fonts Folder not opening

When ever i try to open Fonts Folder either from Control Panel or C:/Windows/Fonts It never opens up, just the green line on the top keeps moving and even once it reaches the end it doesn't open up.

Please help.

Using Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit


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21 Feb 2011   #2
SledgeDG

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Are you sure you wait long enough?
How many fonts did you install yourself? If you have a lot of fonts, the rendering could take some time, ya know

Go to C:\ Windows, right click on Fonts and go to properties to see how many files are in that folder.
As a comparison: I don't believe I installed any fonts myself, still the Fonts folder holds 491 files.
I remember in XP times one of our secretaries brought her PC literally to its knees by installing every font imaginable

-DG
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21 Feb 2011   #3
bhanu2217

Windos 7 64 Bit
 
 

I just recently formated my computer, so i havent installed any fonts yet.
but i have installed Corel Draw and Photo-shop, not sure if they install some fonts along with them.

There are 752 files in that folder. Not sure how :-)

How long should i wait?
I have Intel Core 2 duo, with 4GB DDR3, 500GB Seagate Hybrid Momentous XT HDD
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21 Feb 2011   #4
bhanu2217

Windos 7 64 Bit
 
 

Now the font folder opened up but it says 0 fonts
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22 Feb 2011   #5
fimble

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

Hi bhanu2217 and Welcome.

Photoshop does add fonts and I'd assume Corel Draw does too.

Regards 0 fonts, try this:
Quote:
Click Start, type Font Settings.

Click Change Font Settings.

Click on Restore default font settings under Font Settings.

You might have to restart.
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22 Feb 2011   #6
SledgeDG

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

as for the waiting time I guess at least until the HD LED shows no more activity but it shouldn't take more than 4 or 4 minutes, seeing how mine with 471 fonts opens almost instantly.
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24 Apr 2012   #7
bhanu2217

Windos 7 64 Bit
 
 

This is what solved my problem

Link:
powerpoint 2010 crashes on windows 7 install as soon as I start to - Microsoft Answers

Issue:
It was issue with Mac Boot Camp Drivers.

Solution:
Open Control Panel
In view mode “View by Category”, find the section “Clock, Language and Region”
Click “Change Keyboards or other input methods”
Press the button “Change Keyboards”
Press the button “Add”
Scroll down to “English (United States)” and expand.
Check box “US”
Press OK.
Press OK. — You’ll see two keyboards listed “US” and “United States (Apple)”
Press OK.
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