Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Windows Aero (Tahoma Font)

18 Jul 2014   #31
Eric G

Windows 7 x64

Hi Cosmitz,

Unfortunately I don't think I can be of much help here. I'm running Windows 7 x64 with all of the latest updates and Windows Aero (Tahoma Font) still works. The first thing I would recommend trying would be to completely uninstall and reinstall the program. If that doesn't work, with the program uninstalled, try the manual install. Let me know how it goes.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Jan 2015   #32

Windows 7 64bit

Eric - I just wanted to say a huge thank you for this fix. It is a real life saver and is the first thing I install on every new windows 7 machine. I have just received a new work laptop and in the default configuration, it was unusable and just gave me a very bad headache. I would rather change job than work with a laptop without your solution. With your fix, everything is great again.

I really hope Microsoft sort out the font rendering for Windows 10 as it is well past due. Cleartype is a kludge that just doesn't work for many.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Windows Aero (Tahoma Font)

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Can't delete font, it messed up my windows font and Browser
Hi, Recently, i downloaded a font called helvetica nueue and then it basically messed up all my windwos font. In my browser, when I go to facebook, yahoo, and more, the font is changed to that. I tried deleting the font, it gives me error sying, "the font is in use" cant delete. I even used safe...
In Windows Live Mail, how do I reset the default font and font size?
Every time I begin a new message, the same font and size come on, unbidden. I do see how to reset them every time, but how can I can I reset them so that my own choices appear automatically?
Browsers & Mail
IE9 How to Change Font to Tahoma Old Style ?
Hello dear forum members, This is my first post here, and definately a place where I found many answers to my questions, until now. I really tried anything to make this work, with no result, also found none solutions over the net or here in the forum. I updated from IE8 to the latest...
Browsers & Mail
Default Font Size & Type Using Aero - Change?
Hi, Would anyone please be able to tell me what the default font type and size is used by Windows 7 with Aero activated and if it is possible to change this? I have been hunting round the control panels menus but cannot locate these settings. I can find how to scale them re dpi etc but...
Changing default font to Tahoma (or any other)
Hi everyone, I'm new, so apologies in advance if this doesn't belong in this section or if there's anything else wrong with this post. I've been searching this forum (and others, too) looking for a solution to my problem, but couldn't find one. I don't like the Windows 7 default font - I think...
Aero + Classic font?
Since I'm setting up Win7 right now, I also have another issue that annoys me: I love the classic XP font! In Win7, if I disable all visual effects (System Properties -> Performance -> Adjust for best performance), the font is perfect! However, Aero obviously gets disabled as well. If I...

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 18:41.

Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App