Where's the Font folder

Posted on 2008-11-06
Last Modified: 2008-11-21
I was under the belief that the font folder on a Windows based PC is under Windows/Systems/Fonts, however I cannot find it there.
I am mostly a Mac user, so the PC is a little less convenient for me, but I need to install the font.

Please, this is kind of urgent!
Question by:Pinkyrocks
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    Standard path is C:\WINDOWS\Fonts
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    Expert Comment

    You can also type '$fonts' into an explorer window or the run box to open the font directory. This will work no matter what it is located.
    I hope this helps. Good luck.
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    by:Lee W, MVP
    I never heard of that andrew - so I tried it - it doesn't work (a least on XP).

    sscout is correct about the font location, but you can also go to control panel, fonts and do the same thing...
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    1.This where they are stored.

    When you click on Fonts in the Control Panel you are just directed to the folder above

    2.Start > Control Panel > Fonts is where all the fonts are stored:

    3.If you're looking for fonts located outside the font folder do a search of your computer for *.ttf
    That's asterix dot ttf
    Take note of the locations of any files found.
    In Control Panel > Fonts select Menu > Install new font...
    Navigate to the folders you found, select and install the fonts

    4.If you want to repair the font folder,tweakui is the best bet,

    Download tweakui here: goto Repair section

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    by:Lee W, MVP
    Interesting, you don't feel a split between sscount, myself, and sk_raja_raja was appropriate?  Considering we posted much of what sk_raja_raja said first (he did add more information, which is why I think he deserves a share of a split...
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    yeah..i am surprised to seel all points assigned to me.....probably the moderator should help to split the points...

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