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System Fonts Disapearing on reboot?

Posted on 2004-04-28
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There is a workstation in my domain that doesn't have some fonts installed, Arial, Tohoma, Times New Roman.  I don't know how this occured but anyway.  This is causing hell with Word and the system stuff, such as start menu, is displayed.  I can go to control panel > fonts and get the fonts installed with no problem.  Everything works great.  I can logon and logoff and the fonts stay there.  However, when I reboot the machine, the fonts have disapearred again.  Anyone know what is causing this?
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by:jthow
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Windows is supposed automatically to install every font in the Fonts folder when you restart Windows or open the Fonts folder in Windows Explorer.  If that's not happening, there's a corruption somewhere.  Have a look at:-

http://www.jsiinc.com/SUBA/tip0200/rh0267.htm

This may correct an incomplete fonts list in some applications. (Although it was written for NT, the same files apply to W2K.)

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You might also try Start->Run->SFC /Scannow
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Thanks, that worked.
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