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Windows 7: Changing Fonts in Windows 7

02 Jul 2013   #1

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Changing Fonts in Windows 7


I am trying to change my fonts. I have changed all of them except for one (shown outlined in image).

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It does not seem to be listed in the item list drop down panel. Does anyone know what its name is or where to find it? And does anyone know how to change the fonts in Windows Live Mail?


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02 Jul 2013   #2

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18.3 MATE, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
Fonts - Change Tutorial

Check out Option 2 in this tutorial:
Fonts - Change
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03 Jul 2013   #3

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Thanksfor your reply.

I looked at the tutorial but as it seems others have the smae problem with Windows 7. It doesn't fix all of them.
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03 Jul 2013   #4

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18.3 MATE, W10 Home, #All 64 bit

I had a similar issue with fonts, which couldn't be solved.
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04 Jul 2013   #5

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It can be done.
Changing Fonts in Windows 7-window-color-appearance.png

Backup the Registry 1st Registry - Backup and Restore

Download the 2 .reg files below 1 to change the fonts the other is for restoring the fonts to default.

Right click on Set_New_Default_Font.reg and click on Edit, on the Open file box click Run, Notepad will open.
Edit the 3 Hand of Sean between the quotes marks highlighted in the screenshot to your font(make sure you have the font installed) and save it.
Changing Fonts in Windows 7-program-manager.pngChanging Fonts in Windows 7-open-file-security-warning.png
Changing Fonts in Windows 7-set_new_default_font.reg-notepad.png

Double click on Set_New_Default_Font.reg if you get the UAC click on Continue, you will get the Registry Editor warning click Yes on the next windows click OK.
Changing Fonts in Windows 7-registry-editor.pngChanging Fonts in Windows 7-registry-editor2.png

Reboot the PC

These screenshots show what changes are made to the Registry.

Changing Fonts in Windows 7-restore-default_fonts.reg-notepad.png

Changing Fonts in Windows 7-set_new_default_font.reg-notepad2.png


Attached Files
File Type: reg Set_New_Default_Font.reg (1.0 KB, 1 views)
File Type: reg Restore Default_Fonts.reg (1.1 KB, 1 views)
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