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Windows 7: Changing ALL System Fonts

08 Aug 2014   #1
Literature

Windows 7 - 64bit
 
 
Changing ALL System Fonts

Hi all,
I had a quick question about altering fonts in Windows 7 I was hoping someone could give me a hand with. I have a touch of OCD when it comes to consistency and am having trouble changing the system fonts globally on my machine. I have changed 80% or so of them through the registry entry (found here):

Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
  ; Created by: Shawn Brink
  ; http://www.sevenforums.com
  ; Tutorial: Fonts - Change
  
  [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Fonts]
  "Segoe UI (TrueType)"=""
  "Segoe UI Bold (TrueType)"=""
  "Segoe UI Italic (TrueType)"=""
  "Segoe UI Bold Italic (TrueType)"=""
  "Segoe UI Semibold (TrueType)"=""
  "Segoe UI Light (TrueType)"=""
  "Segoe UI Symbol (TrueType)"=""
  
  [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\FontSubstitutes]
  "Segoe UI"="CUSTOM_FONT_NAME"

The only issue Iím having is that the font is not adjusted in a few other places. For example, if I right-click on a file and look at the properties window, the font is still the default system font.



Iíve changed both the registry entry and the window fonts under ďPersonalizationĒ to what I want but canít seem to figure out how to change this font.
Iíd be eternally (or close to it) grateful to anyone who knows how to alter this font.

- Greg


My System SpecsSystem Spec
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08 Aug 2014   #2
Literature

Windows 7 - 64bit
 
 

The answer was to modify these entries in the registry:

Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

; Created by: Shawn Brink
; http://www.sevenforums.com
; Tutorial: http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/1175-fonts-change.html


[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\FontSubstitutes]
"MS Shell Dlg 2"="Font Name"
"MS Shell Dlg"="Font Name"
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