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cannot access fonts installed on Win 7

rstuemke
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Have fresh install of Win7.   Installed our site add-on fonts (1700+).  Go thru the install process, but the item count does not increase.  New fonts not available to applications.  Registry shows fonts loaded to system.   CMD prompt DIR of C:\windows\fonts shows fonts loaded.
Rebooted, re-installed, deleted-reinstalled, etc.   Nothing will get these fonts to be recognized.  Have recreated problem on 2 other PCs.  Have about 10 other Win 7 PCs for which these same fonts have been installed and have had no problems.  Same source library used on all the PCs.
Have researched internet and this is a problems has been experienced by others, but no solutions found.    There used to be a MS Powertoy program that "fixed" problems loading fonts in WinXP, but that is not available.   Have downloaded NexusFontManager (freeware) and it finds all the fonts in the C:\windows\fonts directory.   How can I get all the fonts to be available to applications.  Please advise.  thanks.
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Shows 147 fonts and should be about 1800 or so.
Ivano ViolaSystem Administrator

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Was wondering how you installed the fonts to start with? Do the fonts show up when you navigate to Control Panel - Fonts?

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open Control Panel > Fonts

Open window of our font directory.  Select all, copy,   paste into Font window.
Ivano ViolaSystem Administrator

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As a test install one of fonts by double-clicking on the font and selecting Install on the top-right corner. Select yes to overwrite existing font if prompted. Check to see if that font now appears in the applications.

Let me know what happens.

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