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Windows 7: Did anyone's browser font change after update(s)?

29 Jun 2011   #1
midnitemaximum

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Did anyone's browser font change after update(s)?

Hi, I recent updated to the latest Windows update, and noticed that after installing it, the update seemed to have changed the browser font to something else, and also noticed some of my PC video games have also changed their text font as well. I can't seem to changed back to default, it still stays the same. I did do a system restore, and narrowed the problem down to the updates.


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29 Jun 2011   #2
Psychovoid

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I've also noticed this and am pleasantly surprised.
Text looks much clearer and crisp.

I have found this KB article about updating blurry fonts in IE9 but it seems to have changed text rendering at its core, as it has affected text in all my browsers and the operating system.

Text displayed in some core fonts appears blurred in Internet Explorer 9 on a computer that is running Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, or Windows Server 2008 R2
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29 Jun 2011   #3
Psychovoid

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Apparently they simply replaced the core font files.
They must have reworked the hinting or something.
Anyways, though it took getting used to at first, IMO text looks better everywhere.
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29 Jun 2011   #4
midnitemaximum

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Psychovoid View Post
I've also noticed this and am pleasantly surprised.
Text looks much clearer and crisp.

I have found this KB article about updating blurry fonts in IE9 but it seems to have changed text rendering at its core, as it has affected text in all my browsers and the operating system.

Text displayed in some core fonts appears blurred in Internet Explorer 9 on a computer that is running Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, or Windows Server 2008 R2

Thanks for the article. I don't know, I kinda prefer the previous font style. Most of the text fonts, especially in games looks rather jagged to me.
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27 Aug 2011   #5
eltano06

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

uninstall KB2545698
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