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Default FONT issue To big

Last Modified: 2012-05-08
I first had an issue with an Application that wouldnt work (gave me an error relating to fonts)

so i took a DIR of my old windows folder fonts and copy and pasted to my Current fonts Folder and now Browsing application the font embedded in these apps are TOO big thus not being able to see everything.

tried applying XP theme back Then back to classic.

tried searching via Regedit  but couldnt find where i can change my font.

i opened up WORD and compared it it LOOKS like the size of 30 with the font of arial but not sure on how to see or fix it

its not 1 application its like any application here and there jsut the luck of the irish i guess

But i have an image you can see below this is just 1 of the apps i see.

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augwestDirector of Information Technology

have you rebooted since adding these fonts?

can you check what the textsixe is in IE->view


ohhh yea i have rebooted (when in doubt rebooooot) haha....

this is in alot of applications not just a few. heres some :) :)

the Trend issue one should be like a small popup Dialog box with doing its thing because in the code im assuming using the FONT somewhere one of my fonts are messed up..

youll see in that pic i have 2 monitors so its that big :) :) ahha .... these are just few apps ....



Check this list http://www.microsoft.com/typography/fonts/winxp.htm and make sure that you have all of those fonts installed. If you are missing any of them simply reinstall by:

1. Insert XP CD
2. Start a command prompt (start -> run -> type "cmd" and click enter)
3. Browse to the i386 directory of the cd (type <drive letter of CD>: hit enter and then cd i386)
4. Reinstall any missing fonts by typing "expand d:\i386\ariblk.tt_ c:\windows\fonts\ariblk.ttf" (example of arial black)

The file names on the cd differs as you can see but it's only the last letter like tt_ instead of ttf or fo_ instead of fon so it's still easy for you to make out.

I hope it helps, good luck!
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