How to I fix SQL Management Studio so it uses English?

Posted on 2009-12-28
Last Modified: 2012-05-08
Came in to work this morning and SQL Studio was not using English anymore.  I know I need to figure out why this happened, but for now, I need to learn how to fix studio.

Our data appears to be intact and the applications connect and work as normal.  So, it could just be Management Studio that is having a problem.

I have attached a screen print.

I have gone through some registry settings to check the language, and it appears to be 1033 everywhere.
(HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL.1\MSSQLServer\CurrentVersion)

Question by:eeBalki
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    Expert Comment

    This is not language problem, this seems to be missing or redefined font necessary for Management Studio. I just don't know which one it is.
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    Accepted Solution

    The font used in Object Explorer seems to be Segoe UI, size 9.  Try to reinstall this font and you'll see.

    Author Closing Comment

    I would never have looked to the fonts!  Thanks!
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    Expert Comment

    Above font is valid for SSMS 2008. SQL 2005 could use different one.

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