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Windows 7: default system font loss after uninstalling game, please help

12 Sep 2012   #1

Windows 7 proffesional 64-bit (6.1, build 7600)
 
 
default system font loss after uninstalling game, please help

I was unisntalled a game i didn't use from control panel. Then it shows a warning about a file still used that is a font (i forget what is the font and the folder address)

I tought i was choose to keep the font and continue uninstall.
but then i found out that the font used in my computer was changed. I attaced the screen shot



my default font in several place was changed: (not all mentioned, i just give examples i can found)
  1. my web browser font was changed. I had tried change it via internet option and didn't work.
  2. the font in ok/cancel/apply button was changed.
  3. in my windows taks manager, the font in tab, button and the list of active programs was changed. but the font in drop down menu like file,option,view,windows was not changed.
i had search it and found about :
  • "restore default font setting". it didn't work.
  • i have change it manually via setting in "window color and appearce". it didn't work..
  • i have tried repair my microsoft office via control panel. It didn't work.
I really want to restore my font into default setting, please tell me what else I should try. Thanks.



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12 Sep 2012   #2

Windows 7 proffesional 64-bit (6.1, build 7600)
 
 

As I see the font likely changed to bold style, I had checke.d and turn off all "ease of access" fuction. but that didn't help.
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12 Sep 2012   #3

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Hi and welcome to the Forum
Looks like you deketed a font so try this:
Navigate to Fonts as follows: C:\Windows\Fonts scroll down the list of fonts to Ms and you should see a block like this. See screenshot attched. Do you see them all?

Name:  fonts.PNG
Views: 6
Size:  8.9 KB

I hope you will find one of the "Sans" fonts missing!


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12 Sep 2012   #4

windows 7 64bit
 
 

this font? Segoe UI - Version 5.01 if you can reinstall office that comes with the default fonts and should repair the problem
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12 Sep 2012   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 32-bit Build 7601
 
 

Try the following:
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12 Sep 2012   #6

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

This might be of some help.
Fonts - Change
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12 Sep 2012   #7

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ginrummy View Post
this font? Segoe UI - Version 5.01 if you can reinstall office that comes with the default fonts and should repair the problem
I'm sorry I was looking at my old XP info. You are right Ginrummy with the font name but it comes with Windows 7 in version 5.01. Office 2007 only has version 1.0 and Office 2010 version0.97. No idea why they should be different.
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13 Sep 2012   #8

Windows 7 proffesional 64-bit (6.1, build 7600)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mitchell65 View Post
Hi and welcome to the Forum
Looks like you deketed a font so try this:
Navigate to Fonts as follows: C:\Windows\Fonts scroll down the list of fonts to Ms and you should see a block like this. See screenshot attched. Do you see them all?

Attachment 231382

I hope you will find one of the "Sans" fonts missing!
thanks mitchell, but i found all four of the fonts, and if i open it, the "install" button grey (cannot click). I think it is already installed
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13 Sep 2012   #9

Windows 7 proffesional 64-bit (6.1, build 7600)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
This might be of some help.
Fonts - Change
Thanks, layback. i had tried to change via windows appearance but not via registry. I'm not so good at computer so i think i want other think to do other than editing registry.

but if you surely think the problem should be in registry, I will call my friend to help me with it. thanks..

Edit: OK i give it a shot at changing registry, it works
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13 Sep 2012   #10

Windows 7 proffesional 64-bit (6.1, build 7600)
 
 
Default font broken?

I had change the default font via registry as told in Fonts - Change

which is
"MS Shell Dlg 2"="Tahoma"
"MS Shell Dlg"="Microsoft Sans Serif"

but the problem still presist, as seen in my first attachment. I thougt the font style is correct just turned into Bold style.
I had checked at "window color and apearance" for maybe accidentaly i clicked Bold, but i found it no bold.

now I had change it to "sagoe UI" for both dlg and dlg2 then restart my computer and the font already changed and seems normal.
But i wonder why when i use Tahoma and Sans serif i had it in bold?
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