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Windows 7: Can't Delete Font !

22 Oct 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate
Can't Delete Font !

Can't Delete Font !
I had restarted and the same happens. This is the screenshot of the error. I want to delete all the font but still can't why ?

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22 Oct 2009   #2

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro

Try taking ownership of the font folder then delete it ... see Brinks tutorial on taking ownership -=> here

Hope this helps, and welcome to SevenForums!!
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22 Oct 2009   #3

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

MS Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1

Because its in use!! Close all programs and look through Windows colour & Appearance Options make sure the system is not using the font.

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22 Oct 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate

Yes , I checked it but its only use 1 font not all my font.
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22 Oct 2009   #5

7600.20510 x86

Boot into safe mode and do your dirty work from there. lol
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22 Oct 2009   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate

lol dirty work . ok I will try it now
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