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Windows 7: How Do I delete fonts in Windows 7

28 Oct 2011   #1
Sandie

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
How Do I delete fonts in Windows 7

Does anyone know how I can delete certain fonts. Im using Windows 7 and the fonts are in my Paint SHop Pro font list (they are the Windows 7 fonts) they automatically show in Paint Shop Pro. I have added a few fonts using the Windows Font Viewer but cant find out how to delete and I dont want to get too many in there. Thanks for any help. Sandie


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28 Oct 2011   #2
Storm Shadow

Windows 7 Ultimate Service Pack 1
 
 

Go to:
Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Fonts

Select the ones you don't want & use 'Delete' to delete those ones.
Take Care
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28 Oct 2011   #3
Sandie

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Thanks so much, Im not used to Windows 7 yet, didnt realize it was so easy!!
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28 Oct 2011   #4
StalkeR

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 / Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

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28 Oct 2011   #5
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Sandie View Post
Thanks so much, Im not used to Windows 7 yet, didnt realize it was so easy!!
Before you delete any, I'd take the precaution of backing up your Fonts folder first, just in case you delete one used by Windows.
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28 Oct 2011   #6
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

In Start/Search or RUN box - Shell:fonts > hit Enter

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Before you delete any, I'd take the precaution of backing up your Fonts folder first, just in case you delete one used by Windows.
Good advice. That's what a prudent man would do.
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28 Oct 2011   #7
Sandie

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Thanks all, yes I realized I should do that, one good thing was when I tried to delete one font, a message popped up saying why I s houldnt. It was just a few fonts I had added myself I wanted to delete. Thanks again for quick responses.
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28 Oct 2011   #8
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

You're very welcome, Sandie.
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