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Windows 7: advice with many fonts (10,000+)

14 Aug 2014   #1
Alduins Khajiit

Windows 7 x86
 
 
advice with many fonts (10,000+)

I hear many different Yes & No's, I was given a DVD disc with 10,000+ fonts a friend has accumulated over the years. should I install them all to the system. I hear one thing on one website about many fonts and something different on another. some say it slows down your computer, others say ti doesn't affect the system at all. so?


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14 Aug 2014   #2
Ranger4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1
 
 

If you don't need the fonts there is no point in installing them. If you have a need for some specific fonts that are on the DVD then just install those ones. Having a whole lot of fonts installed that you will never need will just take up space on your hard drive.
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14 Aug 2014   #3
LMiller7

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

10,000 fonts may be of great value to a graphics designer but for most people they just take up space and make font selection more time consuming. Usually third party software, that you must learn to use, is needed to manage that many fonts.

If you need the fonts, install them. Otherwise why make things more complicated.
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