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Windows 7: Windows doesn't show fonts

27 May 2017   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
Windows doesn't show fonts


I have run all of the updates on my Windows 7 PC and after that was done, the computer restarted as expected but than when I booted to the desktop it had a few problems.

I saw all the icons however there was no title under them. If I opened a windows or the start menu it wouldn't show at first, after some time it managed to show up and they were very buggy looking. I couldn't move them, if I clicked on them they had these glitchy effects with random scroll bars and buttons inside of the window. Even, if I wait a lot the fonts won't load in and the glitchy effects keep happening.

Here is a picture of what it looks like:

I wanted to do a system restore, so I went to safe mode, but the safe mode had this issue as well. Ok, I thought I could log in to the safemode with cmd. The cmd looked ok, however as I have opened up the system restore application, the window of it was buggy as well!

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04 Jun 2017   #2

Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
restore desktop icons

Hello WzX, Welcome to 7 forums. This is something you can try to restore default icons.

Right click anywhere on a blank space on the desktop and click personalize

On the left click change desktop icons

Click restore default

click ok

Hope this helps a little.
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30 Nov 2019   #3

Windows 7 Professional 64bit

Thanks, that worked.
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30 Nov 2019   #4

Win 10 x64, Linux Lite, Win 7 x64, BlackArch, & Kali

I have a PS and Batch script to reset database, etc.
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