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#1 Tom804

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Posted 21 June 2016 - 08:58 AM

Is there some concise and accurate list of fonts that are required (not just 'supplied with')  by Windows 7?  Over time I've downloaded many that I no longer want or need but I certainly don't want to delete anything that's necessary.  I've looked at many places on the internet but the lists I find don't always agree with each other so I'm reluctant to do anything.

 

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Posted 21 June 2016 - 03:11 PM

How to Restore the Default Fonts in Windows 7 and Remove Custom Fonts


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Posted 24 June 2016 - 07:49 AM

You can restore the default font and remove any changes that you've made to your display settings from Appearance and Personalization.

 

Here’s how:

 

1.    Open Fonts by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Fonts.

2.    In the left pane, click Font settings.

3.    Click Restore default font settings.

 

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This also removes all manual changes that you've made to your display settings.

 

I've listed couple of links that could be of assistance to you.

 

Change your font settings

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Change-your-font-settings

 

 

To install or delete any particular font:

 

Install or delete fonts

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/Install-or-delete-fonts



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Posted 24 June 2016 - 08:53 AM

According to advice here under a user name that was well regarded, Marlett and Segoe UI are used by the system so will be essential:

http://superuser.com/questions/341081/deleting-windows-7-fonts-safely-required-for-normal-os-operation-only-english

Fonts that are always expected by everything else (the fonts common to all Windows versions, hence "browser safe" etc) and that Windows will therefore look for as a fallback substitute for fonts that are not present are listed here:

http://www.ampsoft.net/webdesign-l/WindowsMacFonts.html

If one of these fonts is not installed on an occasion when it should be there to serve as the fallback, things can look a bit odd.

Edited by Platypus, 24 June 2016 - 08:54 AM.

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Posted 27 June 2016 - 02:05 PM

Thanks for the help, folks....much appreciated!






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