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Windows 7: how to get back to only my default fonts

05 Feb 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
how to get back to only my default fonts

ok so i was really dumb and download a crapload of fonts onto my computer, and now any time i open a thing that uses text, it takes like 10 minutes to load all the fonts, is there a way i can just like get all the default ones back?

couldnt i just be able to like get the folder from another computer and replace them?

and are there like special things i have to do when trying to like delete all my fonts and put in the old ones?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Feb 2011   #2

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Windows 10, Home Clean Install

Open Fonts by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Fonts.
In the left pane, click Font settings.
Click Restore default font settings.

If that does not work a system restore should do the trick
My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Feb 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

it looks like it should work, but when i click the button it doesnt do anything, and system restore wont work cuz i did it a while ago and have downloaded other things since then
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