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Posted on 2003-11-06
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I am trying to run a power point slide show from a cdr that is automated as much as possible. i have setup a autorun.inf that runs a batch file. the batch file installs the power point viewer without telling the user at all. but when the slide show runs the fonts are wrong. i setup the batch file to copy the fonts like this:

if not exist %windir%\fonts\fontname.ttf goto copy

:copy
copy fontname.ttf %windir%\fonts



But  when the file is ran and the fonts get copied the slide show still doesn't have the right fonts. when i copy the fonts over in explorer a install bar goes by a few times showing me the installation of the fonts. the slide show then works correctly. how can i automate the installation process of the fonts if the batch file doesn't work?
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syntnx earned 30 total points
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Hey Computer Guru,

Think win explorer may add a registry value automatically. Chekc out this link:

http://www.jsiinc.com/SUBB/tip0500/rh0527.htm

Says nt needs to reboot first, but would be surprised if that was the case with 2k or xp

syntnx
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by:Paul S
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didn't work.. i think you have to restart for it to take affect. but when you use win explorer it works right away!! darn it.
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