how do you make sure a font gets installed with your application

I have a 2008 express application that needs a particular font installed on the users machine how do do that
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Jorge PaulinoIT Pro/DeveloperCommented:
You can check in the windows\font\ if the font was already installed.
Something like:

        If IO.File.Exists("C:\WINDOWS\Fonts\FontName.ttf") Then
            ' font installed
        End If

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Dov_BAuthor Commented:
I did not know that Thank you
but what I meant to ask is how do I tell to install the font
Jorge PaulinoIT Pro/DeveloperCommented:
Check this example:
Public Class Form1
   Private Sub Form1_Load(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles MyBase.Load
       IO.File.Copy("c:\Ayuma2yk.ttf", "c:\windows\fonts\Ayuma2yk.ttf", True)
   End Sub
End Class
Public Class FontUtil
   Private Declare Function AddFontResource Lib "gdi32" Alias "AddFontResourceA" (ByVal lpFileName As String) As Long
   Private Declare Function RemoveFontResource Lib "gdi32" Alias "RemoveFontResourceA" (ByVal lpFileName As String) As Long
   ''' <summary>
   ''' Installs the font
   ''' </summary>
   ''' <param name="FileName">Name of the File </param>
   Public Shared Function InstallFont(ByVal FileName As String) As Boolean
       InstallFont = AddFontResource(FileName) <> 0
   End Function
   ''' <summary>
   ''' Uninstalls the font
   ''' </summary>
   ''' <param name="FileName"> Name of the File </param>
   Public Shared Function UninstallFont(ByVal FileName As String) As Boolean
       UninstallFont = RemoveFontResource(FileName) <> 0
   End Function
End Class

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