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Windows 7: Opentype Fonts .otf - Not Valid Font

12 Aug 2010   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tja View Post
I had this problem as well, the solution for me was to make the user a local admin. All of a sudden Windows 7 accepted the OTFs as valid fonts.
Yep, same with our system's here at work. A new employee in the graphics department was having issues installing fonts.. never said anything about rights or permissions, just that the font was invalid.

We bumped her up to admin and wallah! installed perfectly.

I do have a guide on how to allow them to install fonts without being local admin, it look a good 3 hours my first day at the new job to type up and make sure it worked.

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12 Aug 2010   #12

Win 7 Ult 64-bit

I have no such problem . I click on an opf font and it installs instantly.
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16 Jun 2016   #13

Windows 7 32 bit

I tried a very simple thing with the .otf font issue on Windows 7. I simply renamed the file from 'fontname.otf' to 'fontname.ttf' and re-installed it. And it works...
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