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Windows 7: I have all italics in IE8 & Outlook!!

04 Jan 2010   #11

Windows 7 64bit

I was having the same issue, and just put up with it until one of my programs failed to start because of this..

Most windows fonts are in italics.

"Solutions" that did not work;
Resetting font settings to default
Changing advanced appearance settings
Editing fonts registry

Final solution that DID work.

Click "Start", Search "Fonts", click "View Installed Fonts", click "Segoe UI"
If there are only 4 fonts, and "Segoe UI Regular" is not listed... this is your problem.

Somehow the non-italic, non-bold, plane jane system default font file, has been deleted.

FIX; download this file Segoeui.rar, open the rar, open "Fonts", "Segoe UI", double click "segoeui.ttf, click install.

Restart your computer.

After much searching and frustration, I finally fixed the infamous "Italics" (and "Bold") font issue.

I hope this solution works for you, and anybody else who may have found this forum while searching online.

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04 Jan 2010   #12

Windows 7

hello twistdshade,
i tried using your method of reinstalling the font, it still didn't work. My fonts are still bold and google is still italic. it really makes me go crazy. italic fonts are so pain.
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04 Jan 2010   #13

Windows 7

apparently, verdana fonts are also bold. just to update anyone who is also facing the same problem as mine. Really need help here D:
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05 Jan 2010   #14

Windows 7

anyone solved this problem yet? D:
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05 Jan 2010   #15

Windows 7 x64

Well, since you made sure you were not overriding fonts in IE, maybe you should try to override the fonts and see what happens. This would be the part under Tools, Internet Optiions, General, Accessibility NosferatuX was talking about.

You may also check Clear Type. Make sure it is turned on and it looks like there is a tuner for adjustment. Check Help and Support for Clear Type.
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06 Jan 2010   #16

Windows 7

Saltgrass, I've tried the settings you said in IE and still its not working. Fonts are still bold and some are italic. As for the cleartype option, i`ve tried it also and it is not working still. OMG D:
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07 Jan 2010   #17

Windows 7

anyone found out how to resolve this problem?
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07 Jan 2010   #18

Windows 7 x64

I do not know anything else to try you haven't. My first guess would have been a required font and been deleted and another one was being substituted. It appears that is not the case.

You have not set IE to override the normal fonts, so that is not a problem.

I don't know if some type of language setting would effect your situation.

And unless you have some software that has altered your fonts in some manner, I just do not know.

If I come across something, I will try to post back.
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07 Jan 2010   #19

Windows 7

problem solved, apparently some of my fonts are being deleted for no reason. My tahoma, verdana, arial, times new roman regular is all being deleted. cheers
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07 Jan 2010   #20

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Win 10 Pro x64

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